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noun

any of numerous short-tailed rodents of the genus Microtus and allied genera, chiefly of fields and meadows in the temperate Northern Hemisphere.

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Also called meadow vole.

Origin of meadow mouse

First recorded in 1795–1805
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meadow mouse

noun

US another name for vole 1
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