blarina

noun
bla·​ri·​na | \ bla(a)ˈrīnə, -rēnə \

Definition of blarina

1 capitalized : a genus of short-tailed shrews widely distributed in North America
2 or less commonly blarina shrew plural -s : any shrew of the genus Blarina

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History and Etymology for blarina

New Latin, perhaps irregular from Blair, Nebraska + New Latin -ina

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“Blarina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blarina. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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