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Definition of "rodent" []

  • Any of various mammals of the order Rodentia, such as a mouse, rat, squirrel, or beaver, characterized by large incisors adapted for gnawing or nibbling. (noun)
  • Gnawing. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to rodents. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rodent" in a sentence
  • "UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The best thing it do is what we call rodent proofing."
  • "GOLDBLATT: The best thing to do is what we call rodent proofing."
  • "GOLDBLATT: The best thing to do is what we call rodent-proofing."