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sea mouse

  

      n   any of several large polychaete worms of the genus Aphrodite and related genera, having a broad flattened body covered dorsally with a dense mat of iridescent hairlike chaetae  
     (C16: so called because of its appearance)  
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mouse  
      n  
      pl   , mice  
1    any of numerous small long-tailed rodents of the families Muridae and Cricetidae that are similar to but smaller than rats  
   See also       fieldmouse       harvest mouse       house mouse  
  
Related adj  
    murine  
2    any of various related rodents, such as the jumping mouse  
3    a quiet, timid, or cowardly person  
4      (Computing)   a hand-held device used to control the cursor movement and select computing functions without keying  
5    Slang   a black eye  
6      (Nautical)      another word for       mousing  
      vb  
7    to stalk and catch (mice)  
8    intr   to go about stealthily  
9    tr     (Nautical)   to secure (a hook) with mousing  
     (Old English mus; compare Old Saxon mus, German maus, Old Norse mus, Latin mus, Greek mus)  
  mouselike      adj  


deer mouse  
      n   any of various mice of the genus Peromyscus, esp. P. maniculatus, of North and Central America, having brownish fur with white underparts: family Cricetidae  
   See also       white-footed mouse  
     (so named because of its agility)  
fat mouse  
      n   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  
harvest mouse  
      n  
1    a very small reddish-brown Eurasian mouse, Micromys minutus, inhabiting cornfields, hedgerows, etc., and feeding on grain and seeds: family Muridae  
2    American harvest mouse. any small greyish mouse of the American genus Reithrodontomys: family Cricetidae  
honey mouse   , phalanger  
      n   a small agile Australian marsupial, Tarsipes spenserae, having dark-striped pale brown fur, a long prehensile tail, and a very long snout and tongue with which it feeds on honey, pollen, and insects: family Phalangeridae,   (Also called)    honeysucker  
house mouse  
      n   any of various greyish mice of the Old World genus Mus, esp. M. musculus, a common household pest in most parts of the world: family Muridae  
jumping mouse  
      n   any long-tailed small mouselike rodent of the family Zapodidae, of North America, E Asia, and N and E Europe, having long hind legs specialized for leaping  
marsupial mouse  
      n   any mouselike insectivorous marsupial of the subfamily Phascogalinae: family Dasyuridae  
meadow mouse  
      n     (U.S)      another name for       vole   1  
Mickey Mouse  
      adj   sometimes not caps  
Slang  
1    ineffective; trivial; insignificant  
he settled for a Mickey Mouse job instead of something challenging     
2      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   (of music, esp. that of dance bands) mechanical or spiritless  
     (C20: from the name of a cartoon character created by Walt Disney, known for his simple-minded attitudes)  
mouse deer  
      n      another name for       chevrotain  
mouse-ear  
      n   short for mouse-ear chickweed (see chickweed (sense 2))  
pocket mouse  
      n   any small mouselike rodent with cheek pouches, of the genus Perognathus, of desert regions of W North America: family Heteromyidae  
sea mouse  
      n   any of several large polychaete worms of the genus Aphrodite and related genera, having a broad flattened body covered dorsally with a dense mat of iridescent hairlike chaetae  
     (C16: so called because of its appearance)  
white-footed mouse  
      n   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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Dictionnaire Collaboratif     Anglais Définition
n.
A seagrass species that is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. Also called Neptune grass.
[Bot.] Latin: Posidonia oceanica. Another species (Posidonia australis) is endemic to Australia.
adj.
adj 1 able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc. 2 designed for operation on or from both water and land 3 relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore 4 having a dual or mixed nature
n.
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
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