from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An extensive group of rodents which includes the rats, mice, jerboas, and many allied forms.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A superfamily of simplicidentate rodents: one of three prime divisions of Glires simplicidentati, containing the murine rodents, the others being Hystricomorpha and Sciuromorpha.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. true rats and mice and related rodents
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We have now closed our account of the Myomorpha or Mouse-like Rodents, and will proceed to the next Section, HYSTRICOMORPHA, or
The Simple-toothed Rodents are more numerous, and consist of about eighteen families arranged under three sections, which are _Sciuromorpha_, or Squirrel-like Rodents, _Myomorpha_ or