alpine vole

noun

Definition of alpine vole

: any of numerous European upland voles (genus Microtus)

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First Known Use of alpine vole

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine vole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alpine%20vole. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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