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harvest mouse

n
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harvest mouse - any of several small greyish New World mice inhabiting e.g. grain fieldsharvest mouse - any of several small greyish New World mice inhabiting e.g. grain fields
New World mouse - a variety of rodent
genus Reithrodontomys, Reithrodontomys - New World harvest mice
2.harvest mouse - small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse inhabiting e.g. cornfieldsharvest 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
genus Micromyx, Micromyx - Old World harvest mice
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Translations

harvest mouse

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Dr Wright was the trust's harvest mouse officer before taking over her new role and is now based at Brandon Marsh Nature Centre.
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