Definition of Prairie vole

1. Noun. Typical vole of the extended prairie region of central United States and southern Canada.

Exact synonyms: Microtus Ochrogaster
Generic synonyms: Field Mouse, Vole
Group relationships: Genus Microtus, Microtus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Vole

prairie orchid
prairie rattler
prairie rattlesnake
prairie rocket
prairie sage
prairie sagewort
prairie schooner
prairie schooners
prairie smoke
prairie soil
prairie star
prairie sunflower
prairie trefoil
prairie trillium
prairie vole (current term)
prairie wagon
prairie wake-robin
prairie white-fringed orchid
prairie white-fringed orchis
prairie willow
prairie wolf
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praise to the skies

Literary usage of Prairie vole

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1. Bulletin by Bureau of Biological Survey, United States (1907)
"In this neglected orchard field mice—the prairie vole—had found a congenial home. Already abundant in 1002. they bred plentifully in the open fall of that ..."

2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"prairie vole. Abundant in eastern and central Kansas. Does much damage to fruit- trees. 33. Microtus nemoralis Bailey. Woodland Vole. ..."

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