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|Noun||1.||pocket rat - any of various rodents with cheek pouches|
rat - any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
pocket mouse - any of various small nocturnal burrowing desert rodents with cheek pouches and long hind legs and tail
desert rat, Dipodomys phillipsii, kangaroo rat - any of various leaping rodents of desert regions of North America and Mexico; largest members of the family Heteromyidae
dwarf pocket rat, kangaroo mouse - small silky-haired pouched rodent; similar to but smaller than kangaroo rats