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tree shrew

noun
1.
any of several insectivorous, arboreal mammals of the family Tupaiidae, of southern Asia and adjacent islands, resembling a squirrel and having a long snout.
Origin of tree shrew
1890-1895
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for tree shrew

tree shrew

noun
1.
any of numerous small arboreal mammals of the family Tupaiidae and order Scandentia, of SE Asia, having large eyes and resembling squirrels
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