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Related to shrewmouse: common shrew
n. pl. shrew·mice (-mīs′)
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n, pl -mice
(Animals) another name for the shrew, esp the common shrew
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|Noun||1.||shrewmouse - small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles|
insectivore - small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals
Blarina brevicauda, short-tailed shrew - North American shrew with tail less than half its body length
water shrew - any of several small semiaquatic shrews usually living near swift-flowing streams
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