red tree mouse

noun

Definition of red tree mouse

: a large lemming mouse (Phenacomys longicaudus) of a bright reddish cinnamon color with a long hairy black tail and whitish underparts

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“Red tree mouse.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20tree%20mouse. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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