noun so·len·odon \sōˈlēnəˌdän, -len-\

Definition of solenodon

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus (coextensive with the family Solenodontidae) of atypical and very rare insectivorous mammals of Cuba and Haiti that are nearly 2 feet long and have a long snout, short round ears, hard fur, a long scaly tail, 40 teeth, and a skull with no zygomatic arch

  2. 2 plural -s :  any mammal of the genus Solenodon


\-nt\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of solenodon

New Latin, from solen- + -odon

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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