shrew mouse

shrewmouse

[shroo-mous]
noun, plural shrewmice.
a shrew.

Origin:
1565–75; shrew2 + mouse

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shrewmouse (ˈʃruːˌmaʊs)
 
n , pl -mice
another name for the shrew, esp the common shrew

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