white-footed mouse

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white-footed mouse

[hwahyt-foot-id, wahyt-]
noun
any of several North American woodland mice of the genus Peromyscus, especially P. leucopus, having white feet and undersides.


Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

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white-footed mouse
 
n
See also deer mouse any of various mice of the genus Peromyscus, esp P. leucopus, of North and Central America, having brownish fur with white underparts: family Cricetidae

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