Meriones unguiculatus

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Noun1.Meriones unguiculatus - a gerbil that is popular as a petMeriones unguiculatus - a gerbil that is popular as a pet  
gerbil, gerbille - small Old World burrowing desert rodent with long soft pale fur and hind legs adapted for leaping
genus Meriones, Meriones - a genus of Cricetidae
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Fate of infective larvae of Brugia malayi in the peritoneal cavity of Mastomys natalensis and Meriones unguiculatus.
By which name is the pet animal Meriones unguiculatus commonly known?
The scientific name of Mongolian gerbils is Meriones unguiculatus, which means "little clawed warrior".