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Definition of spiny mouse in English:


A mouse that has spines mixed with the hair on its back, native to Africa and SW Asia.
  • Genus Acomys, family Muridae: several species
Example sentences
  • This ensures the spiny mouse is fully grown, and all their qualities are more pronounced then.
  • Golden spiny mice live in arid regions consisting of deserts and savannas dominated by rocky crevices.
  • Food that contains too much fat results in less fit spiny mice and it makes their fur greasy.
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