Definition of bush rat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


bush rat

BrE BrE//ˈbʊʃ ræt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʊʃ ræt//
[countable, uncountable] (pl. bush rat, bush rats)
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(in W Africa) a type of large rodent similar to a rat that is found in wild areas and used for food