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|Noun||1.||family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters|
mammal family - a family of mammals
New World mouse - a variety of rodent
wood rat, wood-rat - any of various small short-tailed rodents of the northern hemisphere having soft fur grey above and white below with furred tails and large ears; some are hosts for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
genus Phenacomys - North American voles
lemming - any of various short-tailed furry-footed rodents of circumpolar distribution