from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a pouch, as a gopher, pelican, or marsupial.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pouch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a marsupial pouch.
  • adj. Having external cheek pouches.
  • adj. Having internal cheek pouches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a pouch.
  • One of the African hamsters of the genus Cricetomys.

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

  • adj. having a pouch


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  • The man who had shown the small gold coin pouched it again and walked on.

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  • - Preservatives are not added to canned or "pouched" foods.


  • Maybe it's the pouched eyes or the deep furrows that stripe his forehead, apparent testament to years of worries and wounds and woes.

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  • For just as long as it takes the old gent to land another bunch of gold-pouched, retriever-snouted treasure-hunters, and no longer.


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  • In recent years, officials have had to contend with Burmese pythons, which prey on native species; Gambian pouched rats, which can grow to the size of a cat and wreak havoc on crops; and pink hibiscus mealybugs, which inject toxic venom into plants.

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  • Apopo primarily trains African giant pouched rats to sniff land mines for de-mining activities in Mozambique, Thailand and other countries.

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  • Yashica is an African giant pouched rat, Cricetomys gambianus , that on a recent afternoon at the zoo here demonstrated his preternatural sense of smell by scuttling along a metal bench and sniffing out splotches of grenadine syrup.

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  • The African giant pouched rat is three feet long nose to tail on average and lives about six to eight years.

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