[ 'rəudənt ] Pronunciation: "rodent" in a sentence
Noun: rodent rowd(u)nt
- Relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
Derived forms: rodents
Type of: eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal
Part of: order Rodentia, Rodentia
A mammalian order which consists of 29 families and many genera. n : any mammal (as a mouse or rat) of the order Rodentia — rodent adj
- rodent control: [Medicine]The redu ...
- rodent disease: [Medicine]Diseases ...
- rodent diseases: [Medicine]Diseases ...
- some wild rodents in africa also harbor the virus.
- for example, small diurnal rodents eat berries, nuts, leaves, fruit, seeds, and insects.
- we exposed both nocturnal and diurnal, or day-active, rodents to different light levels.
- the structure of the beaver's brain gives no indication that the animal is any more intelligent than other rodents.
- it is more difficult to get rid of rodents once the premises are infested than to keep them out initially.