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wood rat

noun
1.
pack rat (def 1).
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
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Examples from the web for wood rat
  • Those piles of sticks you see, some several feet high, are wood rat nests.
  • At the base of rocks you may find a wood rat nest built with spiny yucca leaves for protection.
British Dictionary definitions for wood rat

wood rat

noun
1.
another name for pack rat
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