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Definitions of rodents in various dictionaries:
noun - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
noun - a gnawing mammal
RODENTS - Rodents (from Latin rodere, "to gnaw") are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors i...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Marmots and such|
|Barn owl's prey|
|Beavers, chipmunks, et al.|
|Mouse and squirrel|
|Squirrels and gerbils|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|It should gnaw at you that beavers are members of this largest order of mammals|
|Cajun chefs have been known to cook nutria, a furry member of this order of mammals|
|From Latin "to gnaw", there are more of this group than all other mammals combined|
|Weighing up to 110 lbs. or more, the capybara is the largest member of this order of mammals|
|Muskrats & woodrats belong to this order of mammals|
|The Patagonian cavy, which resembles a hare, belongs to this order of mammals|
|Both the chinchilla & the chinchilla rat belong to this order of mammals|
|The agouti, about the size of a rabbit but related to the guinea pig, belongs to this order of mammals|
|The 14 species of marmots are types of these|
|(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru.) The endangered pacarana is in this mammal order; its ancestors were the largest that ever lived, reaching the size of a small rhinoceros|
Rodents (from Latin rodere, "to gnaw") are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws. About 40% of all mammal species are rodents; they are found in vast numbers on all continents except Antarctica. They are the most diversified mammalian order and live in a variety of terrestrial habitats, including human-made environments.|
* Species can be arboreal, fossorial (burrowing), or semiaquatic. Well-known rodents include mice, rats, squirrels, prairie dogs, chipmunks, porcupines, beavers, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and capybaras. Other animals such as rabbits, hares, and pikas, whose incisors also grow continually, were once included with them, but are now considered to be in a separate order, the Lagomorpha. Nonetheless, Rodentia and Lagomorpha are sister groups, sharing a most recent common ancestor and forming the clade of Glires.
* Most rodents are small animals with robust bodies, short l