golden hamster


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gold′en ham′ster


n.
a light-colored hamster, Mesocricetus auratus, of Asia Minor, often kept as a laboratory animal or pet.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.golden hamster - small light-colored hamster often kept as a petgolden hamster - small light-colored hamster often kept as a pet
hamster - short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches
genus Mesocricetus, Mesocricetus - golden hamsters
Translations
aranyhörcsögszíriai aranyhörcsög
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