Reremouse
Rearmouse Rear"mouse`, Reremouse Rere"mouse` (-mous`), n. [AS. hr[=e]rem[=u]s; probably fr. hr[=e]ran to agitate, stir (akin to G. r["u]hren, Icel. hr[ae]ra) + m[=u]s mouse.] (Zo["o]l.) The leather-winged bat ({Vespertilio murinus}). [Written also {reermouse}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Reremouse — Rere mouse (r?r mous ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A rearmouse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reremouse — /rear mows /, n., pl. reremice. Archaic. a bat. [bef. 1100; ME reremous, OE hreremus, equiv. to hrere (orig. uncert.; perh. akin to hreran to move) + mus MOUSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • reremouse — rere·mouse …   English syllables

  • reremouse — …   Useful english dictionary

  • rear|mouse — «RIHR MOWS», noun, plural mice. = reremouse. (Cf. ↑reremouse) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rearmouse — Rear mouse , Reremouse Rere mouse ( mous ), n. [AS. hr[=e]rem[=u]s; probably fr. hr[=e]ran to agitate, stir (akin to G. r[ u]hren, Icel. hr[ae]ra) + m[=u]s mouse.] (Zo[ o]l.) The leather winged bat ({Vespertilio murinus}). [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reermouse — Rearmouse Rear mouse , Reremouse Rere mouse ( mous ), n. [AS. hr[=e]rem[=u]s; probably fr. hr[=e]ran to agitate, stir (akin to G. r[ u]hren, Icel. hr[ae]ra) + m[=u]s mouse.] (Zo[ o]l.) The leather winged bat ({Vespertilio murinus}). [Written also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vespertilio murinus — Rearmouse Rear mouse , Reremouse Rere mouse ( mous ), n. [AS. hr[=e]rem[=u]s; probably fr. hr[=e]ran to agitate, stir (akin to G. r[ u]hren, Icel. hr[ae]ra) + m[=u]s mouse.] (Zo[ o]l.) The leather winged bat ({Vespertilio murinus}). [Written also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • rearmouse — variant of reremouse …   Useful english dictionary

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