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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows.

Usage examples (34)
  • If your mum thought it a rat, I think the vole is the smaller of the two.
  • This vole, which is described and figured by Milne-Edwards, is supposed to have been found in Afghanistan from a specimen in
  • A vole is a single-bite snack to a coyote, he had the opportunity to eat him several times during this encounter but didn't.
  • "But a vole is a mammal," Dug protested. for more
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