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

  Rodent \Ro"dent\, n. (Zool.)
     One of the Rodentia.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rodent \Ro"dent\, a. [L. rodens, -entis, p. pr. of rodere to
     gnaw. See Rase, v. t., and cf. Rostrum.]
     1. Gnawing; biting; corroding; (Med.) applied to a
        destructive variety of cancer or ulcer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.)
        (a) Gnawing.
        (b) Of or pertaining to the Rodentia.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rodent
      n 1: relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of
           constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
           [syn: rodent, gnawer]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "rodent":
     amphibian, aquatic, biped, canine, cannibal, carnivore,
     cosmopolite, feline, gnawer, herbivore, insectivore, invertebrate,
     mammal, mammalian, marsupial, marsupialian, mouselike, mousy,
     omnivore, primate, quadruped, ratty, reptile, rodential, ruminant,
     scavenger, ungulate, varmint, vermin, verminous, vertebrate
  
  

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