Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a rodent or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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rodent +‎ -like

Examples

  • They might have been muskrats, but they were too big; or small beavers, but for their rodentlike tails.

    Into the Story

  • All he'd seen besides the livestock of the local inholders were the smaller local animals like the grayjays and the rodentlike scrats.

    Soarer's Choice

  • His canine teeth were short and blunt, so the incisors stood out by contrast, long and yellowed, rodentlike.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Something large, furry, and rodentlike leapt down from a low-hanging branch with a screech and wrapped itself around Kirk's neck.

    The Cry of the Onlies

  • His small, rodentlike eyes fastened on her warily.

    Cinderella At The Ball

  • From the size of it he guessed at first that it was a horse, but there was something rodentlike about its skull, and it had large growths visible over its shoulders.

    Escape From Roksamur

  • Across his saddle lay three large and brown-furred rodentlike creatures, already gutted.

    Fall of Angels

  • At length he glanced down and discovered to his horror that one of the rodentlike creatures he had seen in the mural chamber had eaten through what was left of his shoe and was now chomping on his foot.

    The Garden of Rama

  • Because of their intelligent rodentlike visages and continual twitching he often found the Massood intimidating in spite of themselves, while the Hivistahm and O'o'yan who comprised the bulk of the staff at the burgeoning base were too reptilian in appearance to warm up to.

    A Call to Arms

  • "There is a high population of rodentlike fauna in the area," Dax admitted.

    WARCHILD

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