Definition of Mountain beaver

1. Noun. Bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North America; the most primitive living rodent.

Exact synonyms: Aplodontia Rufa, Sewellel
Generic synonyms: Gnawer, Rodent
Group relationships: Aplodontia, Genus Aplodontia



Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Beaver

mountain
mountain(a)
mountain-goat
mountain-lion
mountain-reindeer
mountain alder
mountain anaemia
mountain andromeda
mountain anemone
mountain ash
mountain avens
mountain azalea
mountain balm
mountain bearberries
mountain bearberry
mountain beaver (current term)
mountain bike
mountain bikes
mountain biking
mountain birch
mountain blacksnake
mountain bladder fern
mountain blue berry
mountain boarding
mountain box
mountain building
mountain buzzard
mountain buzzards
mountain chain
mountain chinchilla

Literary usage of Mountain beaver

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"Sometimes he is called Showt'l and sometimes the Boomer, and sometimes the Chehalis, but most folks call him the mountain beaver." "Is it because he looks ..."

2. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1899)
"... Columbia as the mountain beaver, is one of the most curious and striking of ... among large colonies of "mountain beaver" without e.ver seeing one. ..."

3. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"It would appear that other animals prey on the mountain beaver as I caught a weasel and two skunks in traps set for mountain beaver. ..."

4. The Great Deserts and Forests of North America by Paul Fountain (1901)
"In a shallow mountain stream, which, however, was running with a brisk current, I came upon a family of Californian mountain beaver, which differs much from ..."

5. Description of a New Species of Sea Snake from the Philippine Islands: With by John Van Denburgh, Joseph Cheesman Thompson (1908)
"... Aplodontia californica (Peters) Sierra mountain beaver Original ... California mountain beaver. Range—High Transition and Boreal zones on the central ..."

6. Improving Planting Stock Quality: The Humboldt Experience by James L. Jenkinson (1995)
"Thereafter, elk, deer, mountain beaver, gophers, or cattle damaged or destroyed one or more ... Elk, deer, and mountain beaver ruined the test of source WA ..."

7. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"Sometimes he is called Showt'l and sometimes the Boomer, and sometimes the Chehalis, but most folks call him the mountain beaver." "Is it because he looks ..."

8. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1899)
"... Columbia as the mountain beaver, is one of the most curious and striking of ... among large colonies of "mountain beaver" without e.ver seeing one. ..."

9. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"It would appear that other animals prey on the mountain beaver as I caught a weasel and two skunks in traps set for mountain beaver. ..."

10. The Great Deserts and Forests of North America by Paul Fountain (1901)
"In a shallow mountain stream, which, however, was running with a brisk current, I came upon a family of Californian mountain beaver, which differs much from ..."

11. Description of a New Species of Sea Snake from the Philippine Islands: With by John Van Denburgh, Joseph Cheesman Thompson (1908)
"... Aplodontia californica (Peters) Sierra mountain beaver Original ... California mountain beaver. Range—High Transition and Boreal zones on the central ..."

12. Improving Planting Stock Quality: The Humboldt Experience by James L. Jenkinson (1995)
"Thereafter, elk, deer, mountain beaver, gophers, or cattle damaged or destroyed one or more ... Elk, deer, and mountain beaver ruined the test of source WA ..."

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