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deer mouse

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1825-35, Americanism Unabridged
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deer mouse

any of various mice of the genus Peromyscus, esp P. maniculatus, of North and Central America, having brownish fur with white underparts: family Cricetidae See also white-footed mouse
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so named because of its agility
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