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English definition of “rodent”

rodent

noun [C]     /ˈrəʊ.dənt/ US  /ˈroʊ-/
any of various small mammals with large, sharp front teeth, such as mice and ratsPlants and animals - general words
(Definition of rodent noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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