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white-foot·ed mouse(wīt′fo͝ot′ĭd, hwīt′-)
A small, primarily nocturnal mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) of central and eastern North America, having fur that is reddish brown on the back and white on the belly and feet.
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(Animals) any of various mice of the genus Peromyscus, esp P. leucopus, of North and Central America, having brownish fur with white underparts: family Cricetidae. See also deer mouse
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any North or Central American mouse of the genus Peromyscus, usu. having white feet and undersides.
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|Noun||1.||white-footed mouse - American woodland mouse with white feet and underparts|
wood mouse - any of various New World woodland mice
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