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rodent

noun [C]  /ˈroʊ·dənt/ us  
a type of small mammal with sharp front teeth: They expect to catch rodents, mostly mice.
Translations of “rodent”
in Korean 설치류…
in Arabic قارِض…
in French rongeur…
in Turkish kemirgen hayvan…
in Italian roditore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚙齒動物(如老鼠等)…
in Russian грызун…
in Polish gryzoń…
in Spanish roedor…
in Portuguese roedor…
in German das Nagetier…
in Catalan rosegador…
in Japanese げっ歯類(ネズミやリスなど大きな門歯を持つ小動物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 啮齿动物(如老鼠等)…
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