Neotoma cinerea
packrat packrat, pack rat pack rat . 1. Any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus {Neotoma} of western North America, especially {Neotoma cinerea}, which hoard food and other objects in their nests.

Syn: trade rat, bushytail woodrat, {Neotoma cinerea}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A person who habitually saves items, even those unlikely to be useful. [Informal] [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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