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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small often spiny insectivorous mammal of Madagascar.

Usage examples (22)
  • So this the tenrec that most of it's life in trees.
  • The insectivorous tenrec tenrec ecaudatus, introduced to the Seychelles from Madagascar, also occurs.
  • Kerns, 25, talked about his life as a zookeeper, and as he spoke he held in his hands a tiny tenrec named Pandora.
  • Near-endemic mammals include the large-eared tenrec (Geogale aurita), and the lesser hedgehog tenrec (Echinops telfairi). for more
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