Definition of bandicoot rat in English:

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bandicoot rat

noun

An Asian rat that is a destructive pest in many places.
Example sentences
  • The pelage of the bandicoot rat varies from coarse, short, harsh, and semispinous to long, fine and silky.
  • The bandicoot rat has a short head, broad muzzle, and a scaly, almost hairless tail.
  • In this isolated oasis, unique species evolved: the smooth-covered otter, bandicoot rat, the thrasher-like Iraqi babbler and the buni fish are found nowhere else.

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