Ro"dent (?), a. [L. rodens, -entis, p. pr. of rodere to gnaw. See Rase, v. t., and cf. Rostrum.]

1.

Gnawing; biting; corroding; Med. applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer.

2. Zool. (a)

Gnawing.

(b)

Of or pertaining to the Rodentia.

 

© Webster 1913.


Ro"dent, n. Zool.

One of the Rodentia.

 

© Webster 1913.

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