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elephant shrew

noun
1.
any of several African insectivores of the family Macroscelididae, having long hind legs and a long, sensitive snout.
Origin of elephant shrew
1865-1870
1865-70
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elephant shrew

noun
1.
any small active African mammal of the family Macroscelididae and order Macroscelidea, having an elongated nose, large ears, and long hind legs
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