sand rat

Definitions of sand rat

n small nearly naked African mole rat of desert areas

Type of:
gnawer, rodent
relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing

n southern European gerbil

Meriones longifrons
Type of:
gerbil, gerbille
small Old World burrowing desert rodent with long soft pale fur and hind legs adapted for leaping

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