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rodent

ro·dent

rodent

 
pronunciation:
ro dnt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of various related four-footed mammals, such as mice, rabbits, and woodchucks, characterized by large, sharp front teeth used for gnawing and nibbling.
 
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of rodents.
definition 2: gnawing or biting.
rodent teeth
derivation: rodentlike (adj.)
Word History
Rodent is from rodere, a Latin word that means "to gnaw." Erode and corrode come from the same Latin word.
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