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 for Field mouse
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meadow \Mead"ow\, a.
     Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow;
     produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. "Fat meadow
     ground." --Milton.
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     Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see
           the particular word in the Vocabulary.
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     Meadow beauty. (Bot.) Same as Deergrass.
  
     Meadow foxtail (Bot.), a valuable pasture grass
        ({Alopecurus pratensis) resembling timothy, but with
        softer spikes.
  
     Meadow hay, a coarse grass, or true sedge, growing in
        uncultivated swamp or river meadow; -- used as fodder or
        bedding for cattle, packing for ice, etc. [Local, U. S.]
        
  
     Meadow hen. (Zool.)
     (a) The American bittern. See Stake-driver.
     (b) The American coot ({Fulica).
     (c) The clapper rail.
  
     Meadow mouse (Zool.), any mouse of the genus Arvicola, as
        the common American species Arvicola riparia; -- called
        also field mouse, and field vole.
  
     Meadow mussel (Zool.), an American ribbed mussel ({Modiola
        plicatula), very abundant in salt marshes.
  
     Meadow ore (Min.), bog-iron ore, a kind of limonite.
  
     Meadow parsnip. (Bot.) See under Parsnip.
  
     Meadow pink. (Bot.) See under Pink.
  
     Meadow pipit (Zool.), a small singing bird of the genus
        Anthus, as Anthus pratensis, of Europe.
  
     Meadow rue (Bot.), a delicate early plant, of the genus
        Thalictrum, having compound leaves and numerous white
        flowers. There are many species.
  
     Meadow saffron. (Bot.) See under Saffron.
  
     Meadow sage. (Bot.) See under Sage.
  
     Meadow saxifrage (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant of Europe
        ({Silaus pratensis), somewhat resembling fennel.
  
     Meadow snipe (Zool.), the common or jack snipe.
        [1913 Webster] meadowgrass

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mouse \Mouse\ (mous), n.; pl. Mice (m[imac]s). [OE. mous, mus,
     AS. m[=u]s, pl. m[=y]s; akin to D. muis, G. maus, OHG. &
     Icel. m[=u]s, Dan. muus, Sw. mus, Russ. muishe, L. mus, Gr.
     my^s, Skr. m[=u]sh mouse, mush to steal. [root]277. Cf.
     Muscle, Musk.]
     1. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of small rodents
        belonging to the genus Mus and various related genera of
        the family Muridae. The common house mouse ({Mus
        musculus) is found in nearly all countries. The American
        white-footed mouse, or deer mouse ({Peromyscus
        leucopus, formerly Hesperomys leucopus) sometimes lives
        in houses. See Dormouse, Meadow mouse, under Meadow,
        and Harvest mouse, under Harvest.
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     2. (Naut.)
        (a) A knob made on a rope with spun yarn or parceling to
            prevent a running eye from slipping.
        (b) Same as 2d Mousing, 2.
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     3. A familiar term of endearment. --Shak.
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     4. A dark-colored swelling caused by a blow. [Slang]
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     5. A match used in firing guns or blasting.
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     Field mouse, Flying mouse, etc. See under Field,
        Flying, etc.
  
     Mouse bird (Zool.), a coly.
  
     Mouse deer (Zool.), a chevrotain, as the kanchil.
  
     Mouse galago (Zool.), a very small West American galago
        ({Galago murinus). In color and size it resembles a
        mouse. It has a bushy tail like that of a squirrel.
  
     Mouse hawk. (Zool.)
        (a) A hawk that devours mice.
        (b) The hawk owl; -- called also mouse owl.
  
     Mouse lemur (Zool.), any one of several species of very
        small lemurs of the genus Chirogaleus, found in
        Madagascar.
  
     Mouse piece (Cookery), the piece of beef cut from the part
        next below the round or from the lower part of the latter;
        -- called also mouse buttock.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  fieldmouse \fieldmouse\, field mouse \field mouse\n.
     1. (Zool.) any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus
        Apodemus inhabing woods and fields and gardens.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. (Zool.) any mouse inhabiting fields, as the campagnol
        and the deer mouse. See Campagnol, and Deer mouse.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  field mouse
      n 1: any of various small mouselike rodents of the family
           Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout
           short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting
           fields or meadows [syn: vole, field mouse]
      2: any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus
         inhabiting woods and fields and gardens [syn: field mouse,
         fieldmouse]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  field mouse
  
     wireless mouse
  

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