from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A common mouse (Mus musculus) that lives in or near buildings, can be an agricultural pest and carrier of disease, and is bred in numerous strains for use as a laboratory animal.

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  • noun The universally common mouse of the species Mus musculus.

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  • noun brownish-grey Old World mouse now a common household pest worldwide


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