belonging or pertaining to the gnawing or nibbling mammals of the order Rodentia, including the mice, squirrels, beavers, etc.
a rodent mammal.
any of the relatively small placental mammals that constitute the order Rodentia, having constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing. The group includes porcupines, rats, mice, squirrels, marmots, etc
(as modifier): rodent characteristics
Any of various very numerous, mostly small mammals of the order Rodentia, having large front teeth used for gnawing. The teeth grow throughout the animal’s life, and are kept from getting too long by gnawing. Rodents make up about half the living species of mammals, and include rats, mice, beavers, squirrels, lemmings, shrews, and hamsters.
or rockhounding noun 1. the activity of searching for and collecting rocks, fossils, or minerals.
noun, Informal. 1. a geologist. 2. an amateur collector of rocks, fossils, or minerals.
noun, plural rodeos. 1. a public exhibition of cowboy skills, as bronco riding and calf roping. 2. a roundup of cattle. 3. Informal. any contest offering prizes in various events: a bicycle rodeo for kids under twelve. 4. (initial capital letter, italics) a ballet (1942) choreographed by Agnes de Mille, with musical score by Aaron […]
noun 1. See Rory O’Connor