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Noun: fieldmouse (fieldmice)  'feeld,maws
  1. Any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabiting woods and fields and gardens
    - field mouse
Noun: field mouse
  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
    - vole

Derived forms: field mice, fieldmice

Type of: mouse, wood rat, wood-rat

Part of: Apodemus, genus Apodemus

Encyclopedia: Field mouse