noun. A mammal with lower self-esteem than most.
Related terms: henchboobs, henchbreasts, hench-bunny-men, henchchicken, henchdoofus, henchdork, henchgoon, henchho, henchmoron, henchnoncorporeal being, henchscum, underhenchling.
Real citation: "It started out on Animaniacs as a series of short skits about two genetically engineered lab mice. Every night, Brain hatches a plot to take over the world with Pinky as his faithful (if insane) hench-rodent."
(April 8, 2007, http://www.answerbag.co.uk/q_view/190042)
Made-up citation: "There's something I don't trust about my loyal hench-rodents. I think some could be rat bastards."