pine-vole

pine vole

noun
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pine mouse

noun
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:
1850–55, Americanism

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