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Definition of Pouched rat
Pouched ratPouched Pouched, a. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Having a marsupial pouch; as, the pouched badger, or
(b) Having external cheek pouches; as, the pouched gopher.
(c) Having internal cheek pouches; as, the pouched
Pouched dog. (Zo["o]l.) See Zebra wolf, under Zebra.
Pouched frog (Zo["o]l.), the nototrema, the female of which
has a dorsal pouch in which the eggs are hatched, and in
which the young pass through their brief tadpole stage.
Pouched gopher, or Pouched rat. (Zo["o]l.) See Pocket
gopher, under Pocket.
Pouched mouse. (Zo["o]l.) See Pocket mouse, under
Pocket. Pouched ratRat Rat, n. [AS. r[ae]t; akin to D. rat, OHG. rato, ratta, G.
ratte, ratze, OLG. ratta, LG. & Dan. rotte, Sw. r[*a]tta, F.
rat, Ir. & Gael radan, Armor. raz, of unknown origin. Cf.
1. (Zo["o]l.) One of the several species of small rodents of
the genus Mus and allied genera, larger than mice, that
infest houses, stores, and ships, especially the Norway,
or brown, rat (M. Alexandrinus). These were introduced
into Anerica from the Old World.
2. A round and tapering mass of hair, or similar material,
used by women to support the puffs and rolls of their
natural hair. [Local, U.S.]
3. One who deserts his party or associates; hence, in the
trades, one who works for lower wages than those
prescribed by a trades union. [Cant]
Note: ``It so chanced that, not long after the accession of
the house of Hanover, some of the brown, that is the
German or Norway, rats, were first brought over to this
country (in some timber as is said); and being much
stronger than the black, or, till then, the common,
rats, they in many places quite extirpated the latter.
The word (both the noun and the verb to rat) was first,
as we have seen, leveled at the converts to the
government of George the First, but has by degrees
obtained a wide meaning, and come to be applied to any
sudden and mercenary change in politics.' --Lord
Bamboo rat (Zo["o]l.), any Indian rodent of the genus
Beaver rat, Coast rat. (Zo["o]l.) See under Beaver and
Blind rat (Zo["o]l.), the mole rat.
Cotton rat (Zo["o]l.), a long-haired rat (Sigmodon
hispidus), native of the Southern United States and
Mexico. It makes its nest of cotton and is often injurious
to the crop.
Ground rat. See Ground Pig, under Ground.
Hedgehog rat. See under Hedgehog.
Kangaroo rat (Zo["o]l.), the potoroo.
Norway rat (Zo["o]l.), the common brown rat. See Rat.
Pouched rat. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) See Pocket Gopher, under Pocket.
(b) Any African rodent of the genus Cricetomys.
Rat Indians (Ethnol.), a tribe of Indians dwelling near
Fort Ukon, Alaska. They belong to Athabascan stock.
Rat mole. (Zo["o]l.) See Mole rat, under Mole.
Rat pit, an inclosed space into which rats are put to be
killed by a dog for sport.
Rat snake (Zo["o]l.), a large colubrine snake (Ptyas
mucosus) very common in India and Ceylon. It enters
dwellings, and destroys rats, chickens, etc.
Spiny rat (Zo["o]l.), any South America rodent of the genus
To smell a rat. See under Smell.
Wood rat (Zo["o]l.), any American rat of the genus
Neotoma, especially N. Floridana, common in the
Southern United States. Its feet and belly are white. pouched ratGopher Go"pher, n. [F. gaufre waffle, honeycomb. See
1. One of several North American burrowing rodents of the
genera Geomys and Thomomys, of the family
Geomyid[ae]; -- called also pocket gopher and pouched
rat. See Pocket gopher, and Tucan.
Note: The name was originally given by French settlers to
many burrowing rodents, from their honeycombing the
2. One of several western American species of the genus
Spermophilus, of the family Sciurid[ae]; as, the gray
gopher (Spermophilus Franklini) and the striped gopher
(S. tridecemlineatus); -- called also striped prairie
squirrel, leopard marmot, and leopard spermophile.
3. A large land tortoise (Testudo Carilina) of the Southern
United States, which makes extensive burrows.
4. A large burrowing snake (Spilotes Couperi) of the
Southern United States.
Gopher drift (Mining), an irregular prospecting drift,
following or seeking the ore without regard to regular
grade or section. --Raymond.
Meaning of Pouched rat from wikipedia
rats are a group
s in the subfamily
cricetomyinae. the giant pouched
rat is notable
- the gambian pouched
rat (cricetomys gambianus), also known
as the african giant pouched
rat, is a nocturnal pouched
rat of the giant
- the giant pouched
rats (genus cricetomys) of sub-saharan africa
are large muroid remake
, was a giant pouched
rat date december
- the southern giant pouched
rat (cricetomys ansorgei) is a species
in the nesomyidae
family. it is distributed throughout
- the kivu giant pouched
rat (cricetomys kivuensis) is a species
in the nesomyidae family
it is found
- the greater
rat, or long-tailed pouched
rat (beamys major) is a species
- emin's pouched
rat (cricetomys emini), also known
as the african pouched
rat, is a large
'rat ' of the muroid
superfamily. gambian pouched
- the lesser
hamster-rat or long-tailed pouched
rat (beamys hindei) is a species
in the nesomyidae
family. it is found
- english) is a registered belgian
non-governmental organisation which trains african giant pouched
rat s to detect landmine
s and tuberculosis
in this family
rats and mice , climbing
mice , african
rock mice , swamp
mice , pouched
rats , and the white-tailed rat .