Another name for squirrel.

That tree-rat is like his ex, picking up one nut after another and discarding it.

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  • Tree rat — Tree Tree (tr[=e]), n. [OE. tree, tre, treo, AS. tre[ o], tre[ o]w, tree, wood; akin to OFries. tr[=e], OS. treo, trio, Icel. tr[=e], Dan. tr[ae], Sw. tr[ a], tr[ a]d, Goth. triu, Russ. drevo, W. derw an oak, Ir. darag, darog, Gr. dry^s a tree,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tree rat — Pietų Amerikos medžiurkė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Kannabateomys amblyonyx angl. tree rat vok. Bamleusfingerratte pranc. rat du bambou ryšiai: platesnis terminas – Pietų Amerikos medžiurkės …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • tree rat — didžiaausis žiurkėnas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ototylomys phyllotis angl. big eared climbing mouse; big eared climbing rat; tree rat rus. большеухий хомяк ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • tree-rat — /ˈtri ræt / (say tree rat) noun any member of a distinctive group of native rodents of the genera Mesembriomys and Conilurus, occurring mostly in northern Australia, usually living and nesting in trees …   Australian English dictionary

  • tree rat — noun 1. Australia : roof rat 2. : a member of an African murid genus (Thallomys) of arboreal rodents …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree rat —    a prostitute    The small mammal infests the bashas used by troops as billets in India:     ... any man who availed himself of the tree rats or grass bidis was properly dealt with. (C. Allen, 1975 a grass bidi was also a prostitute) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • tree rat — noun A squirrel …   Wiktionary

  • Black-footed Tree-rat — Conservation status Near Threatened ( …   Wikipedia

  • Fea's Tree Rat — Temporal range: Recent Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 2.3) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Golden-Backed Tree Rat — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

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