grasshopper mouse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grasshopper mouse insectivorous mouse of western North America
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Usage

In literature:

He is called the Grasshopper Mouse.
"The Burgess Animal Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
With those wonderful eyes of his he was watching for another grasshopper or for a careless Meadow Mouse.
"The Burgess Bird Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
We found the grasshopper mouse uncommon in Harding County.
"Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota" by Kenneth W. Andersen
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In news:

Interestingly to me, "Birds of America" lists other names for the sparrow hawk — grasshopper hawk and mouse hawk.
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