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desert rat (plural desert rats) One of various mouselike rodents species inhabiting deserts: A gerbil (Gerbillinae) of the deserts of Africa and Asia A kangaroo rat (Dipodomys) from North America A Natal multimammate mouse (Mastomys natalensis) from Africa A jerboa, including species such as Jaculus orientalis and the lesser Egyptian jerboa, Jaculus jaculus, which inhabit the desert regions of North Africa. A British or Australian soldier who served in North Africa with the British 7th Armoured Division in 1941-42.




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