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type of large mouse in North America that collects and hides things in its den; nickname for a person who collects useless objects
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A packrat, also called a woodrat, can be any of the species in the rodent genus Neotoma. Packrats have a rat-like appearance with long tails, large ears and large black eyes. Compared to deer mice, harvest mice and grasshopper mice, packrats are noticeably larger and are usually somewhat larger than cotton rats.
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1. someone who collects things that have been discarded by others
(synonym) magpie, scavenger
2. any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects
(synonym) packrat, trade rat, bushytail woodrat, Neotoma cinerea
(hypernym) wood rat, wood-rat
(hyponym) dusky-footed woodrat, Neotoma fuscipes
(member-holonym) Neotoma, genus Neotoma
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