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

  • n. Any of various semiaquatic rodents, especially Neofiber alleni, of Florida and southern Georgia, closely related to and resembling the muskrat.
  • n. See muskrat.
  • n. Slang A petty thief or ruffian who frequents waterfronts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various rodents from Florida and southern Georgia, especially Neofiber alleni; the muskrat.
  • n. The Eurasian water vole, Arvicola amphibius (or Arvicola terrestris).
  • n. A petty thief or waterfront ruffian.
  • n. A person fond of water sports.
  • n. A member of the water police.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The water vole. See under vole.
  • The muskrat.
  • The beaver rat. See under beaver.
  • A thief on the water; a pirate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of several different rodents, of aquatic habits, belonging to the family Murid├Ž.

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

  • n. any of various amphibious rats
  • n. a person who enjoys being in or on the water
  • n. common large Eurasian vole

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