a small, burrowing rodent, Aplodontia rufa, of the Pacific coastal region of North America, considered the most primitive living rodent.
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What does “blatherskite” mean?
Also called sewellel.
Origin of mountain beaver
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
Words nearby mountain beaver
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