from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various small North American rodents of the genus Neotoma that collect in or around their nests a great variety of small objects. Also called trade rat, wood rat.
- n. Western U.S. A petty thief.
- n. Informal A collector or accumulator of miscellaneous objects.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several small North American rodents, of the genus Neotoma, that have bushy tails
- n. A scavenger
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