cotton mouse

noun

Definition of cotton mouse

: a rather large dark field mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus) widely distributed in the southeastern U.S.

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First Known Use of cotton mouse

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Cotton mouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cotton%20mouse. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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