house mouse(redirected from Mus domesticus)
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A common mouse (Mus musculus) that lives in or near buildings, can be an agricultural pest and carrier of disease, and is bred in numerous strains for use as a laboratory animal.
(Animals) any of various greyish mice of the Old World genus Mus, esp M. musculus, a common household pest in most parts of the world: family Muridae
an Old World mouse, Mus musculus, introduced worldwide.
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|Noun||1.||house mouse - brownish-grey Old World mouse now a common household pest worldwide|
mouse - any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails