meadow vole
noun Date: 1801 any of various voles (genus Microtus) that frequent open fields; especially one (M. pennsylvanicus) that is widespread in North America — called also meadow mouse

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • meadow mouse — noun widely distributed in grasslands of northern United States and Canada • Syn: ↑meadow vole, ↑Microtus pennsylvaticus • Hypernyms: ↑vole, ↑field mouse • Member Holonyms: ↑Microtus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow mouse — noun see meadow vole …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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