Definition of Hamster. Meaning of Hamster. Synonyms of Hamster

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Definition of Hamster

Hamster
Hamster Ham"ster, n. [G. hamster.] (Zo["o]l.) A small European rodent (Cricetus frumentarius). It is remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, under the skin, and for its migrations.

Meaning of Hamster from wikipedia

- best-known species of hamster is the golden or Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus), which is the type most commonly kept as pets. Other hamster species commonly...
- The golden or Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) is a rodent belonging to the hamster subfamily, Cricetinae. Their natural geographical range is limited...
- white dwarf hamster (Phodopus sungorus), also known as the Russian dwarf hamster, Djungarian hamster, striped dwarf hamster, Siberian hamster or Siberian...
- Roborovski hamster (Phodopus roborovskii), also known as the desert hamster or Robo dwarf hamster, is the smallest of three species of hamster in the genus...
- Campbell's dwarf hamster (Phodopus campbelli) is a species of hamster in the genus Phodopus. It was given its common name by Oldfield Thomas in honor of...
- The Chinese hamster (Cricetulus griseus) is a rodent in the genus Cricetulus of the subfamily Cricetidae that originated in the deserts of northern China...
- The European hamster (Cricetus cricetus), also known as the Eurasian hamster, black-bellied hamster or common hamster, is the only species of the genus...
- Hamster wheels or running wheel are exercise devices used primarily by hamsters and other rodents, but also by other cursorial animals when given the...
- Hamster balls are hollow spheres made of clear plastic into which hamsters, gerbils, degus and other small rodent pets are placed, allowing them to run...
- Syrian hamster breeding is selective breeding on Syrian hamsters. The practice of breeding requires an understanding of care for the Syrian hamster, knowledge...
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