fat mouse


noun
  1. any nocturnal African mouse of the genus Steatomys, of dry regions: eaten as a delicacy by Africans because of their high fat content: family Muridae

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How to use fat mouse in a sentence

  • The cellar-door had been left unfastened, and Kitty Gray had come up about midnight bringing a nice fat mouse.

    The Twin Cousins | Sophie May
  • Then a snap, lightning-swift, and his jaws closed upon a bunch of dead grass; but inside the bunch of grass was a fat mouse.

    Red Fox | Charles G. D. Roberts
  • As for my appearance, you have only to think of a pretty little, nice, fat mouse.