Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|a relative of the AGOUTI. [Tupi acuchy]. Pl. ACOUCHIS, ACOUCHIES.
|agouti agouty aguti
|a small S. American rodent related to the guinea-pig.
|a mouse of the genus Arvicola; the field mouse. [L. arvum, a field + colere, to inhabit].
|of or like a field mouse.
|a species of very large rat, found in India and Ceylon; (verb) to remove potatoes from the ground leaving the tops undisturbed. [Telugu pandikokku, pig-rat].
|an amphibious rodent; (verb) to toil industriously.
|biscacha bizcacha viscacha vizcacha
|a gregarious burrowing S. American rodent related to the chinchilla.
|a species of marmot.
|a large S. American rodent.
|a kind of South American rodent.
|the American red squirrel, so called from its cry.
|a S. American rodent of the genus Chinchilla, with very soft grey fur.
|a mainly terrestrial squirrel of N America and parts of Asia, with dark stripes on the back and cheek pouches for storing and carrying food.
|a large S. American rodent, the source of nutria fur.
|a member of the Cricetidae, a family of rodents including gerbils.
|A small rodent native to Chile, aka Brush-Tailed Rat.
|any member of the Myoxidae, a family of rodents related to mice but somewhat squirrel-like in form and habit > DORMICE.
|a name for various species of mouse and vole that live in the fields > FIELDMICE, FIELDVOLES.
|a N. American ground squirrel.
|belonging to the pouched rats, an American family of burrowing rodents.
|gerbil gerbille jerbil
|a desert rodent.
|a name in America applied to various burrowing animals, including the pouched rat and the ground squirrel; (verb) to burrow, mine.
|a common large North American marmot, aka WOODCHUCK.
|the chipmunk; also, the CHICKAREE or red squirrel.
|a small Eurasian rodent.
|a W. Indian rodent, aka hog-rat.
|a desert rodent that jumps on long legs like a kangaroo. [Arabic yarbu].
|a N African gerbil.
|(Maori) a small brown rat native to New Zealand.
|a small short-tailed Arctic rodent.
|a large European dormouse.
|a large rodent, like a CAVY, found in Patagonia.
|a kind of rodent.
|a name for several burrowing rodents.
|also a verb: to catch mice: hence MOUSES is valid.
|like a mouse.
|a little mouse.
|belonging to the rats and mice family of rodents.
|resembling a mouse or rat.
|muskrat musquash mushrat
|a large semi-aquatic N. American rodent, resembling a beaver.
|the COYPU, or its fur.
|a South American rodent, the spotted CAVY.
|a large spiny rodent of various kinds.
|like a porcupine.
|a Shakespearean word for porcupine.
|like a rat.
|like a rat.
|ratton rottan rotten
|a rat. Worth remembering that ROTTEN, therefore, takes an —S hook.
|like a rodent.
|a type of squirrel.
|a member of the squirrel family.
|of or relating to squirrels or chipmunks.
|the mountain beaver, a squirrel-like burrowing rodent of NW coastal regions of N. America. [Chinook shewallal, a robe of its skin].
|an arctic ground squirrel.
|a ground squirrel.
|a member of family of seed-loving rodents.
|a S. African nocturnal rodent > SPRINGHAAS or SPRINGHASE.
|also a verb: to store away, hide > SQUIRRELED/SQUIRRELLED.
|like a squirrel.
|a giant flying squirrel of SE Asia.
|tucotuco tucutuco tucutucu
|an American rodent of mole-like habits.
|the Canadian porcupine.
|a settlement of VISCACHAS.
|any of numerous blunt-nosed, short-eared, mouselike or ratlike rodents, including the so-called water rat and some fieldmice.
|like a vole.
|a common large North American marmot, aka GROUNDHOG.
|a mouse living in woodland.
|another name for the pack-rat.
|an African squirrel > XERUSES.
|the ground-squirrel. [Ger. Ziesel, chipmunk].