field mouse

field mouse
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /fild ˈmau̇s/
    • /fiːld maʊs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /fild ˈmau̇s/

Definitions of field mouse words

  • noun field mouse any of various short-tailed mice or voles inhabiting fields and meadows. 1
  • noun field mouse small rodent that lives in fields 1
  • countable noun field mouse A field mouse is a mouse with a long tail that lives in fields and woods. 0
  • noun field mouse any nocturnal mouse of the genus Apodemus, inhabiting woods, fields, and gardens of the Old World: family Muridae. They have yellowish-brown fur and feed on fruit, vegetables, seeds, etc 0
  • noun field mouse any of several kinds of mice that live in fields 0

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Origin of field mouse

First appearance:

before 1570
One of the 33% oldest English words
First recorded in 1570-80

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Parts of speech for Field mouse


field mouse popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

field mouse usage trend in Literature

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