Definition of shrew-mole in English:

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shrew-mole

Pronunciation: /ˈSHro͞omōl/

noun

A small shrewlike mole with a long tail, native to Asia and North America.
  • Neurotrichus and other genera, family Talpidae: five species, including N. gibbsii of the western US.
Example sentences
  • Moles are from the family Talpidae which includes moles, desmans, and shrew-moles.
  • Unlike most other moles, the shrew-mole is fairly agile and commonly active above ground.
  • Moles are from the family Talpidae which includes moles, desmans, and shrew-moles.

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Syllabification: shrew-mole

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