- (Zoí¶l.) One of several species of small, jumping, murine rodents, of the genus Gerbillus. In their leaping powers they resemble the jerboa. They inhabit Africa, India, and Southern Europe.
Etymology: F. gerbille. Cf. Jerboa.
- French: gerbille
- German: Wí¼stenrennmaus
- Spanish: jerbo
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