white-footed mouse
noun Date: 1853 any of various largely nocturnal mice (genus Peromyscus) of North and Central America typically having whitish feet and underparts; especially a common woodland mouse (P. leucopus) of North America

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  • White-footed Mouse — Female with sucklings Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • white-footed mouse — Mouse Mouse (mous), n.; pl. {Mice} (m[imac]s). [OE. mous, mus, AS. m[=u]s, pl. m[=y]s; akin to D. muis, G. maus, OHG. & Icel. m[=u]s, Dan. muus, Sw. mus, Russ. muishe, L. mus, Gr. my^s, Skr. m[=u]sh mouse, mush to steal. [root]277. Cf. {Muscle},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white-footed mouse — [hwīt′foot΄əd, wīt′foot΄əd] n. DEER MOUSE …   English World dictionary

  • white-footed mouse — см. Приложение 1 (Peromyscus leucopus). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • white-footed mouse — white footed mouse. См. белоногий хомячок. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • white-footed mouse — baltakojis žiurkėnukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Peromyscus leucopus angl. white footed mouse vok. Weißfußmaus rus. белоногий хомячок pranc. souris à pattes blanches ryšiai: platesnis terminas – …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • white-footed mouse — white′ foot ed mouse′ n. mam any North or Central American mouse of the genus Peromyscus, usu. having white feet and undersides …   From formal English to slang

  • white-footed mouse — white foot·ed mouse .(h)wīt .fu̇t əd n a common woodland mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) that has whitish feet and underparts and that is a reservoir for the spirochete of the genus Borrelia (B. burgdorferi) causing Lyme disease * * * Peromyscus… …   Medical dictionary

  • white-footed mouse — /hwuyt foot id, wuyt / any of several North American woodland mice of the genus Peromyscus, esp. P. leucopus, having white feet and undersides. Also called deer mouse, vesper mouse, wood mouse. [1855 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • white-footed mouse — noun American woodland mouse with white feet and underparts • Syn: ↑vesper mouse, ↑Peromyscus leucopus • Hypernyms: ↑wood mouse • Member Holonyms: ↑Peromyscus, ↑genus Peromyscus …   Useful english dictionary

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