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pine vole

noun

pine mouse

noun
1.
any of a widespread genus of voles, Pitymys, having small ears and a short tail; especially the American forest-dwelling mouse P. pinetorum.
Also called pine vole.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism
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