packrat

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packrat (plural packrats)

  1. Any of several species of rodent in the genus Neotoma, but most commonly the bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea).
  2. One who tends to acquire various objects; one who collects, accumulates or has trouble throwing things away.
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packrat (third-person singular simple present packrats, present participle packratting, simple past and past participle packratted)

  1. (colloquial, transitive, intransitive) To hoard things.

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