sorex

noun so·rex \ˈsōrˌeks\

Definition of sorex

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large and widely distributed genus (the type of the family Soricidae) of shrews with 32 reddish-brown-tipped teeth

  2. 2 plural -es :  any shrew of the genus Sorex

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Origin and Etymology of sorex

New Latin, from Latin, shrew; akin to Latin susurrus murmur, hum


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