white-footed mouse(redirected from white-footed mice)
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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.
(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
any North or Central American mouse of the genus Peromyscus, usu. having white feet and undersides.