Norway rat


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Norway rat

n.

Norway rat

n
(Animals) another name for brown rat

Nor′way rat′


n.
an Old World rat, Rattus norvegicus, having a grayish brown body and a long, scaly tail: introduced worldwide. Also called brown rat.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Norway rat - common domestic ratNorway rat - common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide
rat - any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
genus Rattus, Rattus - common house rats; upper incisors have a beveled edge
wharf rat - brown rat that infests wharves
sewer rat - brown rat commonly found in sewers
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