white-footed mouse


white–foot·ed mouse

noun \ˈhwīt-ˌf-təd-, ˈwīt-\

Definition of WHITE-FOOTED MOUSE

:  any of various largely nocturnal mice (genus Peromyscus) of North and Central America typically having whitish feet and underparts; especially :  a common woodland mouse (P. leucopus) of North America

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First Known Use of WHITE-FOOTED MOUSE

1853

white–foot·ed mouse

noun \ˌ(h)wīt-ˌft-əd-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WHITE–FOOTED MOUSE

: a common woodland mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) that has whitish feet and underparts and that is a reservoir for the spirochete of the genus Borrelia (B. burgdorferi) causing Lyme disease

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