white-footed mouse

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white-foot·​ed mouse | \ˈhwīt-ˌfu̇-təd-, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white-footed mouse 

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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white-footed mouse

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

Medical Definition of white-footed mouse 

: 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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