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Any of various small Asian and North American rodents of the subfamily Zapodinae, having a very long tail and long hind legs.
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(Animals) any long-tailed small mouselike rodent of the family Zapodidae, of North America, E Asia, and N and E Europe, having long hind legs specialized for leaping
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any mouselike rodent of the subfamily Zapodinae, having hind legs modified for jumping.
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|Noun||1.||jumping mouse - any of several primitive mouselike rodents with long hind legs and no cheek pouches; of woodlands of Eurasia and North America|
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
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