round-tailed muskrat

noun

Definition of round-tailed muskrat

: a large swamp-living vole (Neofiber alleni) of Florida resembling a small muskrat but having the tail cylindrical and tapering instead of keeled

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First Known Use of round-tailed muskrat

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Round-tailed muskrat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/round-tailed%20muskrat. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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