Notiosorex

noun
No·​tio·​sorex | \ ˌnōshēō+ \

Definition of Notiosorex

: a genus of shrews of the southern U.S. and Mexico having only 28 teeth

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History and Etymology for Notiosorex

New Latin, from notio- southern (from Latin notius, from Greek notios, from notos south wind, south) + Sorex

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“Notiosorex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Notiosorex. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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