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n, pl -mice
1. (Animals) any nocturnal mouse of the genus Apodemus, inhabiting woods, fields, and gardens of the Old World: family Muridae. They have yellowish-brown fur and feed on fruit, vegetables, seeds, etc
2. (Animals) a former name for vole1
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|Noun||1.||fieldmouse - any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabiting woods and fields and gardens|
mouse - any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
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