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1. dormouse

small furry-tailed squirrel-like Old World rodent that becomes torpid in cold weather

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noun plural -mice
any small Old World rodent of the family Gliridae, esp the Eurasian Muscardinus avellanarius, resembling a mouse with a furry tail

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nounWord forms: plural ˈdorˌmice (ˈdɔrˌmaɪs ; dôrˈmīsˌ)
any of a family (Gliridae) of small, furry-tailed, mostly tree-dwelling Old World rodents

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n. pl. dor·mice (-mīs)
Any of various small omnivorous rodents of the family Gliridae of Eurasia and Africa, having long furred tails and known for their long hibernation periods.

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