noun see gerbil

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gerbille — [ ʒɛrbij ] n. f. • 1804; lat. zool. gerbillus, de gerboa → gerboise ♦ Petit rongeur des savanes et des déserts apparenté aux rats et souris. Gerbille de l Inde. Petite gerbille d Égypte. ● gerbille nom féminin (latin scientifique gerbillus, de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gerbille — Meriones meridianus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gerbille — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gerbille — (jèr bi ll , ll mouillées) s. f. Espèce de rongeur …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • gerbille — n. any of a number of small burrowing rodents often kept as pets (native to Asia and Africa) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gerbille — ger·bille …   English syllables

  • gerbille — noun small Old World burrowing desert rodent with long soft pale fur and hind legs adapted for leaping • Syn: ↑gerbil • Hypernyms: ↑rodent, ↑gnawer • Hyponyms: ↑jird, ↑tamarisk gerbil, ↑Merion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gerbille De Mongolie — Meriones unguiculatus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gerbille de mongolie — Meriones unguiculatus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gerbille de Mongolie — Gerbille de Mongolie …   Wikipédia en Français

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