genus Sorex

noun
type genus of the family Soricidae: shrews
Syn: ↑Sorex
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Soricidae, ↑family Soricidae

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  • Sorex — Taxobox name = Sorex MSW3 Hutterer | pages = 282 300] fossil range = Late Miocene to Recent image caption = Cinereus Shrew ( Sorex cinereus ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Soricomorpha familia = Soricidae… …   Wikipedia

  • Sorex — noun type genus of the family Soricidae: shrews • Syn: ↑genus Sorex • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Soricidae, ↑family Soricidae • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sorex rohweri — Taxobox name = Sorex rohweri regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Soricomorpha familia = Soricidae genus = Sorex species = S. rohweri binomial = Sorex rohweri binomial authority = Rausch, Feagin, Rausch, 2007 Sorex… …   Wikipedia

  • Sorex vulgaris — Shrew Shrew, n. [See {Shrew}, a.] 1. Originally, a brawling, turbulent, vexatious person of either sex, but now restricted in use to females; a brawler; a scold. [1913 Webster] A man . . . grudgeth that shrews [i. e., bad men] have prosperity, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorex araneus — noun common American shrew • Syn: ↑common shrew • Hypernyms: ↑shrew, ↑shrewmouse • Member Holonyms: ↑Sorex, ↑genus Sorex …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sorex palustris — noun water shrew of North America • Syn: ↑American water shrew • Hypernyms: ↑water shrew • Member Holonyms: ↑Sorex, ↑genus Sorex …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sorex — So rex, n. [L., a shrew.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of small Insectivora, including the common shrews. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorex murinus — Musk Musk (m[u^]sk), n. [F. musc, L. muscus, Per. musk, fr. Skr. mushka testicle, orig., a little mouse. See {Mouse}, and cd. {Abelmosk}, {Muscadel}, {Muscovy duck}, {Nutmeg}.] 1. A substance of a reddish brown color, and when fresh of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • echino-sorex — ˈsōrˌeks noun Usage: capitalized E Etymology: New Latin, from echin + Sorex : a genus of ratlike southern Asiatic insectivores including only the moonrat …   Useful english dictionary

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