lemming mouse

noun

Definition of lemming mouse

1 : any of several small rodents of the genus Synaptomys that are confined to northern North America and resemble the voles (genus Microtus) but have a very short tail and peculiar teeth — see bog lemming
2 : any of a number of North American voles (genus Phenacomys) related to the muskrat

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“Lemming mouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemming%20mouse. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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