white–footed mouse

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noun white–foot·ed mouse \ˈhwīt-ˌfu̇-təd-, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white–footed mouse

  1. :  any of various largely nocturnal mice (genus Peromyscus) of North and Central America typically having whitish feet and underparts; especially :  a common woodland mouse (P. leucopus) of North America

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1827

First Known Use of white–footed mouse

1827


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white–footed mouse

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noun white–foot·ed mouse \ˌ(h)wīt-ˌfu̇t-əd-\

Medical Definition of white–footed mouse

  1. :  a common woodland mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) that has whitish feet and underparts and that is a reservoir for the spirochete of the genus Borrelia (B. burgdorferi) causing Lyme disease

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