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Definition of Blind rat
Blind 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.
Meaning of Blind rat from wikipedia
- Galilee Mountains blind
, Spalax galili Giant
, Spalax giganteus Golan Heights blind
, Spalax golani Balkan
- The Middle
or Israel/Palestine mole-rat
(Spalax ehrenbergi) (also known
ehrenbergi) is a species
in the family...
- The Chinese bamboo rat
Burma, and Vietnam; The ****y bamboo rat
, R. pruinosus, found...
- Nehring's blind
(Spalax nehringi) is a species
in the family
Spalacidae. It is found
in Armenia, Georgia, and Turkey. Baillie, J. 1996...
- Kazakhstan blind
(Spalax uralensis, alternatively
) is an extant species
to Kazakhstan, along...
tumorigenesis. The Golan Heights blind
(Spalax golani) and the Judean Mountains blind
(Spalax judaei) are also resistant
- The Golan Heights blind
(Spalax golani) is a rodent species
in the family
Spalacidae. It has been found
on the Golan Heights
with one of the largest
species, the banner-tailed kangaroo rat being
in body length
and a tail length
or mole rat refers
to several groups
rodents: Bathyergidae, a family
20 hystricognath species
in six genera
- The Judean Mountains blind
(Spalax judaei) is an extant species
of subterranean rodent within
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