house shrew


Definition of house shrew

: a common European shrew (Crocidura russula) sometimes found in barns and other outbuildings

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First Known Use of house shrew

1990, in the meaning defined above

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“House shrew.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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