Pouched rat
Pouched Pouched, a. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having a marsupial pouch; as, the pouched badger, or the wombat. (b) Having external cheek pouches; as, the pouched gopher. (c) Having internal cheek pouches; as, the pouched squirrels. [1913 Webster]

{Pouched dog}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Zebra wolf}, under {Zebra}.

{Pouched frog} (Zo["o]l.), the nototrema, the female of which has a dorsal pouch in which the eggs are hatched, and in which the young pass through their brief tadpole stage.

{Pouched gopher}, or {Pouched rat}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Pocket gopher}, under {Pocket}.

{Pouched mouse}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Pocket mouse}, under {Pocket}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pouched rat — Pouched Rats Temporal range: Early Pliocene Recent Cricetomys emini Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Pouched rat — Rat Rat (r[a^]t), n. [AS. r[ae]t; akin to D. rat, OHG. rato, ratta, G. ratte, ratze, OLG. ratta, LG. & Dan. rotte, Sw. r[*a]tta, F. rat, Ir. & Gael radan, Armor. raz, of unknown origin. Cf. {Raccoon}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pouched rat — noun burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America • Syn: ↑gopher, ↑pocket gopher • Hypernyms: ↑pocket rat • Hyponyms: ↑plains pocket gopher, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pouched rat — Gopher Go pher, n. [F. gaufre waffle, honeycomb. See {Gauffer}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. One of several North American burrowing rodents of the genera {Geomys} and {Thomomys}, of the family {Geomyid[ae]}; called also {pocket gopher} and {pouched rat}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pouched rat. — See pocket gopher. [1820 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pouched rat. — See pocket gopher. [1820 30, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gambian pouched rat — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1 …   Wikipedia

  • Giant pouched rat — Temporal range: Recent Cricetomys emini Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Emin's Pouched Rat — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • African pouched rat — ▪ mammal subfamily Introduction  any of five species of African rodents (rodent) characterized by cheek pouches that are used for carrying food back to their burrows, where it is eaten or stored. All are terrestrial and have gray to brown coats… …   Universalium

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