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Cricetidae

noun plural Cri·ce·ti·dae \ krī-ˈsēt-ə-ˌdē , krə- , -ˈset- \

medical Definition of Cricetidae

: a family of small rodents that includes the hamsters, voles, lemmings, gerbils, and New World rats and mice and is often grouped with the murids

cricetid

play \-ˈsēt-əd, -ˈset-\ adjective or noun

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