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jerboa

noun jer·boa \jər-ˈbō-ə, jer-\

Definition of JERBOA

:  any of several social nocturnal jumping rodents (family Dipodidae) of arid parts of Asia and northern Africa having a long tail and long hind legs

Origin of JERBOA

New Latin, from Arabic yarbūʽ
First Known Use: 1662

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