Definition of Pocket rat

1. Noun. Any of various rodents with cheek pouches.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pocket Rat

pocket knife
pocket knives
pocket lighter
pocket litter
pocket money
pocket mouse
pocket pair
pocket pairs
pocket park
pocket parks
pocket pistol
pocket pistols
pocket protector
pocket protectors
pocket rat (current term)
pocket rockets
pocket square
pocket trumpet
pocket trumpets
pocket veto
pocket vetos
pocket watch
pocket watches
pocketed bat

Literary usage of Pocket rat

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

1. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"PANAMINT POCKET-RAT. Upper and Lower Austral, 15. 138. ... Lower Austral, 15. 140. Dipodomys californicus. CALIFORNIA PoCKET-RAT. ..."

2. Description of a New Species of Sea Snake from the Philippine Islands: With by John Van Denburgh, Joseph Cheesman Thompson (1908)
"Synonym—Santa Cruz pocket rat. Range—Upper Sonoran zone south from San Francisco Bay ... Synonym—Big pocket rat. Range—Lower Sonoran zone on west side of ..."

3. Guide to the Systematic Use of the North American Bird and Nature Study: A by Harold Brough Shinn, Gerard Alan Abbott (1912)
"pocket rat. The pocket or kangaroo rat pictured is one of several species, all inhabiting that portion of the United States from Iowa westward and southward ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"... as well as the noxious pocket rat, or gopher, are strong proof of the practical value of economic study along these lines. ..."

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