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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of rodents, typified by the common white-footed deer-mouse, Peromyscus leucopus, containing those small species formerly included in Hesperomys. It includes more species than any other North American genus.

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  • n. New World wood mice


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