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lemmingnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlem.ɪŋ/
an ​animal that ​looks like a ​largemouse and ​lives in ​coldnorthernareas. Lemmings ​migrate (= ​move from one ​place to another) in ​largegroups and are often, but ​wrongly, ​thought to ​jump off cliffs together.
(Definition of lemming from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 旅鼠…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅鼠…
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