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French, from campagne (field).


campagnol (plural campagnols)

  1. (archaic) A vole (US, Canada: field mouse), Microtus agrestis, that often does great damage in fields and gardens, by feeding on roots and seeds.
    • 1819, The Edinburgh magazine and literary miscellany (volume 83, page 505)
      The dormice are distinguished from the campagnols by the superior softness of the fur, and the greater length of the tail.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for campagnol in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)



  • IPA(key): /kɑ̃.pa.ɲɔl/
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campagnol m (plural campagnols)

  1. vole

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