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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An animal having sharp front teeth for gnawing. Rats, mice, squirrels, woodchucks, and beavers are all included in this group.

Usage examples (29)
  • The eyes of moles and of some burrowing rodents are rudimentary in size, and in some cases are quite covered by skin and fur.
  • GOLDBLATT: The best thing to do is what we call rodent-proofing.
  • GOLDBLATT: The best thing to do is what we call rodent proofing.
  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The best thing it do is what we call rodent proofing. for more
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