HyperDic: arvicola_amphibius

English > 1 sense of the expression Arvicola amphibius:
NOUNanimalArvicola amphibius, water vole, water ratcommon large Eurasian vole
English > Arvicola amphibius: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningCommon large Eurasian vole.
Synonymswater vole, water rat
Member ofArvicola, genus ArvicolaIn some classifications considered synonymous with Microtus
Broadervole, field mouseAny of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows

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