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musk•rat



Pronunciation: (musk'rat"), [key]
n.,
pl. -rats, (esp. collectively) -rat.

1. a large, aquatic, North American rodent, Ondatra zibethica, having a musky odor.
2. its thick, light-brown fur, used for coats, for hats, as a trimming, etc.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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