dormousenoun [ C ]uk /ˈdɔː.maʊs/ us /ˈdɔːr.maʊs/ plural dormice
Examples from literature
- Once upon a time a dormouse lived in the wood with his mother.
- The common English dormouse is a most charming little animal, and a great pet with children.
- The dormouse in its wild state lives on fruits, seeds, nuts and buds.
- The gardener assured me it was the dormice which eat it all.
- These mice can be very easily tamed, and live happily in cages, like dormice.