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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
- pouched rat
(Cricetomys gambi****), also known commonly
as the African giant pouched rat
, is a species
of nocturnal pouched rat
of the giant pouched
- The name "pouched rat
to their large
. The species
are: Southern giant pouched rat
, Cricetomys ansorgei
Emin's pouched rat
- very different genera
rats. The giant pouched rat
of the muroids. A giant pouched rat
was also implicated
rats are actually better climbers
than their better known Gambian pouched rat
cousins. These pouched
rats are named
- Giant pouched rat
, genus Cricetomys Malagasy giant rat
, Hypogeomys antimena Flores giant rat
, Papagomys armandvillei Mountain giant Sunda rat
- The southern giant pouched rat
(Cricetomys ansorgei) is a species
in the family
Nesomyidae. It is distributed
in the savannah
of East and Southern...
rats Genus Beamys Lesser
, Beamys hindei Greater
, Beamys major Genus Cricetomys
- giant pouched
- domesticated brown
rats. However, other
the Gambian pouched rat
, have also been trained
to ****ist humans. Pet rats Rattus
- The greater
long-tailed pouched rat
, or long-tailed pouched rat
(Beamys major) is a species
in the family
- The lesser
or long-tailed pouched rat
(Beamys hindei) is a species
in the family
Nesomyidae. It is found
and Tanzania. Its...
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