Definition of Prairie vole
1. Noun. Typical vole of the extended prairie region of central United States and southern Canada.
Generic synonyms: Field Mouse, Vole
Group relationships: Genus Microtus, Microtus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Vole
Literary usage of Prairie vole
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1. Bulletin by Bureau of Biological Survey, United States (1907)
"In this neglected orchard field mice—the prairie vole—had found a congenial home. Already abundant in 1002. they bred plentifully in the open fall of that ..."
2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"prairie vole. Abundant in eastern and central Kansas. Does much damage to fruit- trees. 33. Microtus nemoralis Bailey. Woodland Vole. ..."