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Definition of Rat mole
Rat moleRat 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 Rat mole from wikipedia
- The naked
mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber), also known
as the sand puppy, is a burrowing rodent native
of East Africa. It is closely related
to several groups
rodents: Bathyergidae, a family
20 hystricognath species
in six genera
- The Damaraland
, Damara mole
rat, or Damaraland blesmol
(****omys damarensis) is a burrowing rodent found
with the smaller...
- The genus Spalax contains
the blind, fossorial, or subterranean
mole rats, which
are one of several types
that are called
"mole rats". The hystricognath...
- The common
, African mole
-rat, or Hottentot
mole-rat, (Cryptomys hottentotus) is a burrowing rodent found
Africa, in particular
- The demon African
mole rat (Tachyoryctes daemon) is a species
in the family Spalacidae found
and Tanzania. Its natural habitats
- this time of year spends
all his days in, on and close
by the river. Rat takes Mole
for a ride in his rowing
boat. They get along
well and spend
- The Matabeleland
nimrodi, is a species
of mole-rat found
in Zimbabwe. Bennett, N. C.; Cotterill, F. P. D.; Spinks, A. C. (May 1996)...
- The Middle
mole-rat or Palestine
mole-rat (Spalax ehrenbergi) (also known
ehrenbergi) is a species
in the family
- The giant
mole-rat or Russian
mole-rat (Spalax giganteus) is a species
in the family Spalacidae found
in a limited
area of Kazakhstan
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