Louisiana muskrat

noun

Definition of Louisiana muskrat

: an American muskrat that is restricted to the coastal marshes of Louisiana, is usually considered to constitute a distinct subspecies, and is distinguished from the typical form by somewhat smaller size, skin with heavier leather, and hair duller and without reddish cast

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“Louisiana muskrat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Louisiana%20muskrat. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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