Definition of edible dormouse in English:

edible dormouse


  • another term for fat dormouse
    • ‘To this day, wild edible dormice are consumed in Slovenia, where they are considered a rare delicacy and dormouse trapping an ethnic tradition.’
    • ‘Exposure of male edible dormice all year round to an unvarying photoperiod and warm temperature disrupted their biological cycles.’
    • ‘It has several cousins on the continent, including the edible dormouse, the garden dormouse and the forest dormouse.’