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deer mouse

Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism
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deer mouse

noun
1.
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
Word Origin
so named because of its agility
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