Definition of elephant shrew in English:

elephant shrew

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noun

A small insectivorous African mammal with a long mobile snout, long hindlimbs, and a rat-like tail.
  • Family Macroscelididae and order Macroscelidea: four genera and many species; sometimes placed in the order Insectivora

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Pronunciation: ˈretrəˌfleks
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