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pocket mouse

noun

Definition of POCKET MOUSE

:  any of various nocturnal burrowing rodents (family Heteromyidae) that resemble mice, live in arid parts of western North America, and have long hind legs and tail and fur-lined cheek pouches

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First Known Use of POCKET MOUSE

1884

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