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ger·bil / ˈjərbəl/ • n. 1. a burrowing mouselike rodent (subfamily Gerbillinae) that is specially adapted to living in arid conditions, found in Africa and Asia. 2. another term for jird.

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gerbil Nocturnal rodent native to arid areas of Asia and Africa. It has long hind legs and tail, with fawn, grey, brown or red fur. It is a subterranean herbivore. Family Cricetidae.

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gerbil See CRICETIDAE.

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Gerbil (ˈdʒʔːbɪl) Great Education Reform Bill (1988)