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pack' rat"




1. Also called trade rat. a large, bushy-tailed rodent, Neotoma cinerea, of North America, noted for carrying off small articles to store in its nest.
2. Informal.
a. a person who collects, saves, or hoards useless small items.
b. an old prospector or guide.

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

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