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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Gerbil(0.02926 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Gerbil.
English → English (WordNet)
n : small Old World burrowing desert rodent with long soft pale
fur and hind legs adapted for leaping [syn: gerbille]
English → English (gcide)
Gerbil \Ger"bil\ (j[~e]r"b[i^]l), Gerbille \Ger`bille"\
(zh[asl]r`b[-e]l"), n. [F. gerbille. Cf. Jerboa.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of small, jumping,
murine burrowing rodents, of the genus Gerbillus and
related genera of the subfamily Gerbillinae. They have
long soft pale fur and hind legs adapted for leaping. In
their leaping powers they resemble the jerboa. They
inhabit Africa, India, and Southern Europe.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
2. (Zo["o]l.) A rodent (Meriones unguiculatus) of the
subfamily Gerbillinae that is commonly kept as a pet; it
is also called the tamarisk gerbil, sand rat and
jird. Its natural habitats are the dry regions of
Northern Africa and Asia.