mosaic-tailed rat

noun

Definition of mosaic-tailed rat

: any of various large rats (genus Uromys) of northern Australia and adjacent islands distinguished by tail scales that do not overlap but meet in a mosaic pattern

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“Mosaic-tailed rat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mosaic-tailed%20rat. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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