Definition of spiny mouse in English:

spiny mouse

Syllabification: spin·y mouse


  • A mouse that has spines mixed with the hair on its back, native to Africa and southwestern Asia.
    • Genus Acomys, family Muridae: several species
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    • 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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