hamster Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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hamsternoun [C]

uk   /ˈhæm.stər/  us   /-stɚ/
a ​smallanimalcovered in ​fur with a ​shorttail and ​largespaces in each ​side of ​itsmouth for ​storingfood. Hamsters are often ​kept as ​pets.
(Definition of hamster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hamsternoun [C]

 us   /ˈhæm·stər/
a ​small, ​furryanimal with a ​shorttail, often ​kept as a ​pet
(Definition of hamster from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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