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rodent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
rodentro‧dent /ˈrəʊdənt $ ˈroʊ-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAany small animal of the type that has long sharp front teeth, such as a rat or a rabbit
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rodentThe well at her monastery was said to have repellent properties against rodents.This conjecture holds up across all the monkeys and across all rodents.Birds and rodents live in the cavities.Not all cultures have banished commensal rodents to the moral darkness.Small desert rodents and the Bedouin goat can survive short periods of dehydration which result in a 20-30 percent weight loss.The latter is a large rodent that has the run of the island.In the last few years remote places have revealed new deer, new primates and a whole host of rodents.Notice the narrow snout extending beyond the mouth which helps it to seek out small rodents, reptiles and invertebrates.
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