Definition of rodent in English:
A gnawing mammal of an order that includes rats, mice, squirrels, hamsters, porcupines, and their relatives, distinguished by strong constantly growing incisors and no canine teeth. They constitute the largest order of mammals.
- Gophers are rodents and have large incisors, like squirrels and mice, that are used for gnawing.
- Clean around the bins too, removing high grass, weeds, spilled grain, and debris that attracts insects, rodents, woodchucks and other undesirable wildlife.
- However, the second cell must be maintained to keep weeds from growing or rodents from burrowing and potentially damaging the liner.
mid 19th century: from Latin rodent- 'gnawing', from the verb rodere.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan