ship rat

noun

Medical Definition of ship rat

: a rat (as the brown rat or roof rat) that frequently infests ships

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“Ship rat.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ship%20rat. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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