common dormouse

noun

Examples of common dormouse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hambach is home to 13 of those species, including the Bechstein’s bat and eight other species of bat, two species of toad, the agile frog (Rana dalmatina), and the endangered common dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius). National Geographic, 13 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1752, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of common dormouse was in 1752

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“Common dormouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/common%20dormouse. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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