Definition of chimarrogale
1 capitalized : a genus of Asian water shrews
2 plural -s : any shrew of the genus Chimarrogale
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Origin and Etymology of chimarrogale
New Latin, from chimarro- (from Greek cheimarrhos torrent, from cheimarrhos, adjective, winter-flowing, from cheima winter + -rhos, from rhein to flow) + Greek galēweasel; akin to Sanskrit giri, girikāmouse
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