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1. (Animals) a very small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse, Micromys minutus, inhabiting cornfields, hedgerows, etc, and feeding on grain and seeds: family Muridae
2. (Animals) American harvest mouse any small greyish mouse of the American genus Reithrodontomys: family Cricetidae
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|Noun||1.||harvest mouse - any of several small greyish New World mice inhabiting e.g. grain fields|
New World mouse - a variety of rodent
|2.||harvest mouse - small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse inhabiting e.g. cornfields|
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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