Recent Examples of rodent from the Web
Don and the other tapirs share space with two South American natives; capybaras, huge rodents, and guanacos, wild relatives of llamas.
This afternoon the Bakery discovered a rodent in its stall and the stall was immediately closed.
Its biggest claims to fame are Jimmy the Groundhog, a renowned rodent that predicts how long winter will last on Groundhog Day, and midget car races.
Seven died from direct impacts, while the other victim, a 52-year-old Florida man, died in a house fire after his sister threw a lit firecracker at a rodent, setting the home’s insulation ablaze, the agency said.
After the restaurant closed, a video showing a cook smash the head of a rodent on the kitchen floor surfaced.
When the zoo's most recent groundhog, Wynter, died in 2017, polar bear Snow Lilly performed the duties normally handled by a prognosticating rodent this past February.
Correction: June 19, 2018 An earlier version of this article erroneously described the javelina as a rodent.
Unfortunately, President Barack Obama happened to be there when a rodent was found roaming the royal grounds.
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Origin and Etymology of rodent
RODENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rodent for English Language Learners
: a small animal (such as a mouse, rat, squirrel, or beaver) that has sharp front teeth
RODENT Defined for Kids
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