sand rat


: any of various rodents native to sandy or desert areas: such as
: either of two small nearly naked African mole rats (genus Heterocephalus)
: any of several African cricetid rodents (genus Psammomys)
: a southern European rodent (Meriones longifrons) related to the typical gerbils

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“Sand rat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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