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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small mouselike mammal with a long snout.

Usage examples (12)
  • But the shrewmouse had crouched to dodge the shadow of a passing bird, and he saw him no more.
  • The bite of the shrewmouse is dangerous to horses and other draught animals as well; it is followed by boils.
  • Gk. mygalē ` shrewmouse '; Lat. mus, Skt. mus, Gk. mys
  • The shrewmouse eyes me shudderingly, then flees; and, worse than that, for more
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