musaraigne

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin musaraneus, from mus (mouse) + araneus (of a spider) (because the bite of many shrews, e.g. Neomys fodiens, is venemous).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

musaraigne f (plural musaraignes)

  1. (zoology) shrew
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