pouched rat

noun

Definition of pouched rat

: any of several African murid rodents with cheek pouches: such as
a or pouched gopher : pocket gopher
c : an African rodent of Cricetomys or the related genus Sarcostomus
d : a spiny pocket mouse (Heteromys melanoleucus)

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“Pouched rat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pouched%20rat. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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