harvest mouse

noun

1
: a small European field mouse (Micromys minutus) that builds a globular nest on the stems of wheat or other plants
2
: any of several small field mice (genus Reithrodontomys) of the southern U.S.

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“Harvest mouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harvest%20mouse. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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