Soricoidea

plural noun

Sor·​i·​coi·​dea
ˌsȯrəˈkȯidēə
: a superfamily of insectivores consisting of the shrews, moles, and extinct related forms

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Soric-, Sorex + -oidea

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“Soricoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Soricoidea. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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