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pocket mouse

Definitions of pocket mouse
  1. noun
    any of various small nocturnal burrowing desert rodents with cheek pouches and long hind legs and tail
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    Perognathus flavus, silky pocket mouse
    small pale yellowish soft-furred rodent of southwestern United States and Mexico
    Perognathus flavescens, plains pocket mouse
    small rodent of open areas of United States plains states
    Perognathus hispidus, hispid pocket mouse
    large stiff-haired rodent of shortgrass prairies of United States
    Liomys irroratus, Mexican pocket mouse
    large pocket mouse of Mexico
    type of:
    pocket rat
    any of various rodents with cheek pouches
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