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white-footed mouse

[hwahyt-foo t-id, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌfʊt ɪd, ˈwaɪt-/
any of several North American woodland mice of the genus Peromyscus, especially P. leucopus, having white feet and undersides.
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An Americanism dating back to 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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white-footed mouse

any of various mice of the genus Peromyscus, esp P. leucopus, of North and Central America, having brownish fur with white underparts: family Cricetidae See also deer mouse
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