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dormouse
American English: /ˈdɔrˌmaʊs/
British English: /ˈdɔːmaʊs/

Translation of dormouse in Spanish:

noun plural -mice Pronunciation: / -maɪs /

  • Example sentences
    • Foxes, rabbits, harvest mice, house mice, dormice, shrews, weasels, and voles all depend on the hedgerows as a place to breed, hunt or shelter.
    • It has several cousins on the continent, including the edible dormouse, the garden dormouse and the forest dormouse.
    • It's precious for wildlife too, sheltering dormice, water voles, bats, and innumerable birds including barn owls.

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