from The Century Dictionary.

  • A superfamily of simplicidentate rodents: one of three prime divisions of Glires simplicidentati, containing the murine rodents, the others being Hystricomorpha and Sciuromorpha.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) An extensive group of rodents which includes the rats, mice, jerboas, and many allied forms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun true rats and mice and related rodents


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