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

  • noun Any of various small Asian and North American rodents of the subfamily Zapodinae, having a very long tail and long hind legs.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as deer-mouse

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of several primitive mouselike rodents with long hind legs and no cheek pouches; of woodlands of Eurasia and North America


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.