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Question 1 of 7
Origin of brown rat
First recorded in 1820–30
Words nearby brown rat
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British Dictionary definitions for brown rat
a common brownish rat, Rattus norvegicus : a serious pest in all parts of the worldAlso called: Norway rat
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