collared lemming

noun

Definition of collared lemming

: a stout-bodied murine rodent (Dicrostonyx hudsonius) of arctic America that is white-pelted in winter and more or less brown in summer

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“Collared lemming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collared%20lemming. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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