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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Origin and Etymology of crocidura
New Latin, from crocid- (from Greek krokyd-, krokys nap on cloth) + -ura; akin to Greek krekein to weave — more at reel
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