Definition of Pocket mouse

1. Noun. Any of various small nocturnal burrowing desert rodents with cheek pouches and long hind legs and tail.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pocket Mouse

pocket door
pocket doors
pocket edition
pocket flap
pocket flask
pocket flasks
pocket gopher
pocket gophers
pocket handkerchief
pocket handkerchieves
pocket knife
pocket knives
pocket lighter
pocket litter
pocket money
pocket mouse (current term)
pocket pair
pocket pairs
pocket park
pocket parks
pocket pistol
pocket pistols
pocket protector
pocket protectors
pocket rat
pocket rockets
pocket square
pocket trumpet
pocket trumpets

Literary usage of Pocket mouse

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)
""Midget the Silky pocket mouse is one of the smallest animals in all the Great ... He is called Silky pocket mouse because of the fineness and softness of ..."

2. Ethnozoology of the Tewa Indians by Junius Henderson, John Peabody Harrington (1914)
"Baird's pocket mouse. Reported at Taos by Osgood.3 Perognathus apache Merriam. Apache pocket mouse. * Reported at EspaƱola, San Pedro, and Santa Fe, ..."

3. Ethnozoology of the Tewa Indians by Junius Henderson, John Peabody Harrington (1914)
"Baird's pocket mouse. Reported at Taos by Osgood.2 tywi'y. Perognathus apache Merriam. Apache pocket mouse. Reported at Espanola, San Pedro, and Santa Fe, ..."

4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"Plains pocket mouse. Found in north-central part of the state. 42. Perognathus hispidus paradoxus ... Kansas pocket mouse. Abundant. Type from Trego county. ..."

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