soricident

adjective
so·​ric·​i·​dent | \ səˈrisəˌdent, -dənt \

Definition of soricident

: having or characterized by teeth like those of shrews in which the middle pair of incisors are very large and the canines small and unspecialized

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History and Etymology for soricident

Latin soric-, sorex shrew + -i- + dent-, dens tooth

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“Soricident.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soricident. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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