Definition of roughtailed

1 : having a rough tail roughtailed mice
2 : having a tail that is characteristic of a shieldtail

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First Known Use of roughtailed

1678, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for roughtailed

rough entry 1 + tailed

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The first known use of roughtailed was in 1678

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“Roughtailed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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