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1. rodent

noun. ['ˈroʊdənt'] relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing.

Synonyms

  • Cuniculus paca
  • Myocastor coypus
  • mole rat
  • hamster
  • gnawer
  • water rat
  • marmot
  • order Rodentia
  • jerboa
  • sewellel
  • prairie dog
  • mountain viscacha
  • rat chinchilla
  • eutherian
  • beaver
  • agouti
  • gerbille
  • Dasyprocta aguti
  • eutherian mammal
  • muskrat
  • squirrel
  • lemming
  • capybara
  • jumping mouse
  • paca
  • capibara
  • porcupine
  • prairie marmot
  • rat
  • Florida water rat
  • chinchilla
  • mountain beaver
  • Ondatra zibethica
  • Neofiber alleni
  • viscacha
  • chinchillon
  • placental
  • wood-rat
  • New World mouse
  • Dolichotis patagonum
  • Rodentia
  • cotton rat
  • mountain paca
  • Chinchilla laniger
  • gerbil
  • Sigmodon hispidus
  • round-tailed muskrat
  • coypu
  • nutria
  • sand rat
  • abrocome
  • mouse
  • murine
  • mara
  • hedgehog
  • Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
  • Aplodontia rufa
  • placental mammal
  • mountain chinchilla
  • wood rat
  • Lagostomus maximus
  • musquash
  • dormouse
  • cavy

Antonyms

  • digitigrade mammal
  • idle
  • nonworker
  • fire

Etymology

  • rodens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Rodent

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce rodent?

Pronounce rodent as ˈroʊdənt.

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Sentences with rodent


1. Adjective
Corn snakes that live close to human beings are often considered helpful for managing rodent populations.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Guinea pig water bottles provide the best means of providing water to a pet rodent.

3. Verb, base form
Some bird mites are so similar to rodent mites that only a trained taxonomist can determine the difference.

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