Definition of Cotton mouse

1. Noun. Large dark mouse of southeastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Peromyscus Gossypinus
Group relationships: Genus Peromyscus, Peromyscus
Generic synonyms: Wood Mouse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotton Mouse

cotton-wool patches
cotton-wool spots
cotton-wooly
cotton ball
cotton boll
cotton bolls
cotton bollworm
cotton cake
cotton candy
cotton cloth
cotton flannel
cotton gin
cotton gins
cotton mill
cotton mouse (current term)
cotton on
cotton plant
cotton rat
cotton reel
cotton rose
cotton rush
cotton stainer
cotton strain
cotton swab
cotton swabs
cotton thistle
cotton to
cotton up
cotton wool

Literary usage of Cotton mouse

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1. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"cotton mouse. P. gossypinus (Le Conte). Colour similar to the white-footed mouse, but darker and less tawny, and underparts distinctly gray, ..."

2. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"cotton mouse. P. gossypinus (Le Conte). Colour similar to the white-footed mouse, but darker and less tawny, and underparts distinctly gray, ..."

3. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"cotton mouse. Larger than P. leucopus. L. 6£. T. 2J. Rusty brown, with a dorsal wash, ashy white below; ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"... Division of the United States Department of Agriculture (1808). For cotton-boll weevil, see WEEVILS. Cotton-mouse, a small field mouse (Pe- ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"smaller carnivorous mammals and birds. Allied species are found in Texas, California, the southern states, and on the Pacific coast. The cotton mouse {H. ..."

6. The Dancing Mouse: A Study in Animal Behavior by Robert Mearns Yerkes (1907)
"Hence the name cotton mouse is sometimes applied to it. Haacke himself believes, however, that the race originated either in China or Japan as the result of ..."

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