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edible dormouse

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Definition of edible dormouse in English:

noun

Another term for fat dormouse.
Example sentences
  • It has several cousins on the continent, including the edible dormouse, the garden dormouse and the forest dormouse.
  • To this day, wild edible dormice are consumed in Slovenia, where they are considered a rare delicacy and dormouse trapping an ethnic tradition.
  • Exposure of male edible dormice all year round to an unvarying photoperiod and warm temperature disrupted their biological cycles.

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