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reremouse

[reer-mous] /ˈrɪərˌmaʊs/
noun, plural reremice. Archaic.
1.
a bat.
Origin
1100
before 1100; Middle English reremous, Old English hrēremūs, equivalent to hrēre- (origin uncertain; perhaps akin to hrēran to move) + mūs mouse
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reremouse

/ˈrɪəˌmaʊs/
noun (pl) -mice
1.
an archaic or dialect word for bat2
Word Origin
Old English hrēremūs, probably from hrēran to move + mūsmouse
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