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rodent (s) (noun), rodents (pl)
1. Usually, a small furry mammal whose teeth never stop growing: "The rodent species includes mice, rats, squirrels, beaver, and many other rodents."
2. Etymology: from Latin rodentem, rodens, from rodere, "to gnaw, to eat away"; from red-, "to scrape, to scratch, to gnaw"; from Latin >radere, "to scrape".
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