crocidura

noun
croc·i·du·ra | \ˌkräsəˈd(y)u̇rə, ˌkrōs-\

Definition of crocidura 

1 capitalized : a genus including the Old World house shrew or musk shrew

2 plural crociduras\-əz\ or crocidurae\-u̇ˌrē\ : any member of the genus Crocidura

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History and Etymology for crocidura

New Latin, from crocid- (from Greek krokyd-, krokys nap on cloth) + -ura; akin to Greek krekein to weave

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