rodent

[n] - relatively small gnawing animals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
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Rodent

Ro'dent adjective [ Latin rodens , - entis , present participle of rodere to gnaw. See Rase , transitive verb , and confer Rostrum .] 1. Gnawing; biting; corroding; (Medicine) applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulce...
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Rodent

Ro'dent noun (Zoology) One of the Rodentia.
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rodent

1. <medicine> Gnawing; biting; corroding; applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer. ... 2. <zoology> Gnawing. Of or pertaining to the Rodentia. ... Origin: L. Rodens, -entis, p. Pr. Of rodere to gnaw. See Rase, and cf. Rostrum. ... <zoology> One of the Rodentia. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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rodent

gnawer noun relatively small gnawing animals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
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Rodent

• (n.) One of the Rodentia. • (v. t.) Gnawing; biting; corroding; (Med.) applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer. • (v. t.) Gnawing. • (v. t.) Of or pertaining to the Rodentia.
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rodent

any of more than 2,050 living species of mammals characterized by upper and lower pairs of ever-growing rootless incisor teeth. Rodents are the ... [12 related articles]
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Rodent

Rodents are mammals of the order Rodentia, characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws. The name is derived from the Latin rodere, to gnaw. About forty percent of all mammal species are rodents, and they are found in vast numbers on all continents except Antarctica. They are the most diversif...
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rodent

rodent, member of the mammalian order Rodentia, characterized by front teeth adapted for gnawing and cheek teeth adapted for chewing. The Rodentia is by far the largest mammalian order; nearly half of all mammal species are rodents. They are worldwide in distribution and are found in almost every te...
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Rodent

The rodent is any mammal of the family Rodentia. They have a single pair of incisor teeth in both the upper and lower jaws that continue to grow as they become worn.
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rodent

Any mammal of the worldwide order Rodentia, making up nearly half of all mammal species. Besides ordinary `cheek teeth`, they have a single front pair of incisor teeth in both upper and lower jaw, which continue to grow as they are worn down
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Rodent

Generally, a small mammal with soft fur. Rodents have large front teeth (incisors) that never stop growing. Rodents are mammals. Guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, rates, and squirrels are all rodents.
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rodent

mammals that have two teeth in each jaw that are used for gnawing wood or similiar material; these teeth grow continually; rats, mice, squirrels, and beavers are rodents
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