What is another word for muskrat?

46 synonyms found


[ mˈʌskɹat], [ mˈʌskɹat], [ m_ˈʌ_s_k_ɹ_a_t]

Muskrat is a semi-aquatic rodent that is largely found in Canada, Europe, and United States. It is also known by different names, which include musquash, water rat, and marsh rabbit. Like all rodents, this animal has front teeth that never stop growing and helps it to chew on hard objects to keep them in check. The muskrat is mostly found in wetlands, rivers, and marshes and feeds on aquatic plants, small insects, and fish. Other synonyms for the word "Muskrat" include Ondatra zibethicus, Swamp rat, and vermin. Despite its humble name, the muskrat plays an important ecological role in wetland ecosystems by helping to shape and maintain the environment.

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How to use "Muskrat" in context?

The muskrat is a creature that many people may not be familiar with. They are in the rodent family and are known for their large, fluffy tails. Muskrats are largely aquatic creatures that live in ponds and streams. They are good swimmers and can survive in water that is up to their necks. Muskrats eat a variety of things, especially vegetation, but they also eat garbage.

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