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hamster

Saltos de línea: ham|ster
Pronunciación: /ˈhamstə
 
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Definición de hamster en inglés:

sustantivo

A solitary burrowing rodent with a short tail and large cheek pouches for carrying food, native to Europe and North Asia.
Example sentences
  • Most people are familiar with mice, rats, hamsters, and guinea pigs, which are commonly kept as pets.
  • Donkeys, dogs, gerbils, hamsters, rabbits, parrots and newts are most likely to get a present.
  • In case you ever have a problem identifying rodents again, hamsters are cute and stuff food into their cheeks.

Origen

early 17th century: from German, from Old High German hamustro 'corn weevil'.

Words that rhyme with hamster

Baxter • prankster

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