Meaning of jerboa

jer•bo•a

Pronunciation: ( jur-bō'u, jer-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various mouselike rodents of North Africa and Asia, as of the genera Jaculus and Dipus, with long hind legs used for jumping.
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