Share this entry

Share this page

deer mouse

División en sílabas: deer mouse

Definición de deer mouse en inglés:

sustantivo

A mainly nocturnal mouse found in a wide range of habitats in North and Central America.
  • Genus Peromyscus, family Muridae: numerous species, in particular P. maniculatus
Example sentences
  • Some rodents, especially the deer mouse, rice rat, white-footed mouse and cotton rat, may carry hantaviruses.
  • To see if this was a general trend of laboratory domestication or was something specific to the house mouse, she investigated a second species, the deer mouse.
  • In half of the 20 trials, a yellow pine chipmunk was the initial cacher and in half a deer mouse was the initial cacher.

Definición de deer mouse en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure