from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An order of mammals having two (rarely four) large incisor teeth in each jaw, distant from the molar teeth. The rats, squirrels, rabbits, marmots, and beavers belong to this order.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An order of ineducabilian placental diphyodont Mammalia; the gnawers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small gnawing animals: porcupines; rats; mice; squirrels; marmots; beavers; gophers; voles; hamsters; guinea pigs; agoutis
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