Definition of field mouse in English:

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field mouse

(also long-tailed field mouse)

noun

Another term for wood mouse.
Example sentences
  • Rodents, voles, field mice, and meadow mice feed readily on young vines, and can cause severe damage and kill vines, especially in young plantings which provide a favourable habitat.
  • Mr Satinet also explained how the traps worked and gave the children lots of information about small mammals including shrews, water voles and field mice.
  • Animals co-habiting in the woods include field mice, grey squirrels, hedgehogs and three roe deer.

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