Potamogale

noun
Pot·​a·​mog·​a·​le | \ ˌpätəˈmägəlē \

Definition of Potamogale

: a genus (the type of a family Potamogalidae) of West African aquatic insectivores that contains the otter shrew

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Other Words from Potamogale

potamogalid \ ¦⸗⸗¦mägələ̇d \ adjective

History and Etymology for Potamogale

New Latin, from potam- + Greek galē weasel

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“Potamogale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Potamogale. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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