Part of speech: noun

A North American aquatic rodent, yielding a valuable fur, and secreting a substance with a musky odor.

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Usage examples "muskrat":

  1. You've seen muskrat houses a- plenty, haven't you? - "The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp", Thornton W. Burgess.
  2. " That is true," said the muskrat. - "Myths and Legends of the Sioux", Marie L. McLaughlin.
  3. On his right sat Little Joe Otter and on his left Jerry Muskrat. - "Mother West Wind's Children", Thornton W. Burgess.