fieldmouse
fieldmouse fieldmouse, field mouse field mouse . 1. (Zo["o]l.) any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus {Apodemus} inhabing woods and fields and gardens. [WordNet 1.5]

2. (Zo["o]l.) any mouse inhabiting fields, as the {campagnol} and the {deer mouse}. See {Campagnol}, and {Deer mouse}. [1913 Webster]


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  • fieldmouse — UK [ˈfiːldˌmaʊs] / US [ˈfɪldˌmaʊs] noun [countable] Word forms fieldmouse : singular fieldmouse plural fieldmice UK [ˈfiːldˌmaɪs] / US [ˈfɪldˌmaɪs] a type of mouse with a long tail that lives mainly in fields …   English dictionary

  • fieldmouse — noun any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabiting woods and fields and gardens • Syn: ↑field mouse • Hypernyms: ↑mouse • Hyponyms: ↑European wood mouse, ↑Apodemus sylvaticus • Member …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fieldmouse — field|mouse [ˈfi:ldmaus] n plural fieldmice [ maıs] a mouse that has a long tail and lives in fields …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fieldmouse — see field mouse …   English dictionary

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  • fieldmouse — noun (C) a mouse that has a long tail and lives in fields …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fieldmouse — /ˈfildmaʊs/ (say feeldmows) noun (plural fieldmice) any of various short tailed mice or voles inhabiting fields and meadows …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Amelia Fieldmouse — is a character from the fictional Mickey Mouse universe. She is Mickey Mouse s sister and the mother of Morty and Ferdie Fieldmouse. The character first appeared in Morty and Ferdie s 1932 comics debut. In the English version of these comic… …   Wikipedia

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