Definitions for water shrew

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word water shrew

Princeton's WordNet

  1. water shrew(noun)

    any of several small semiaquatic shrews usually living near swift-flowing streams

Wiktionary

  1. water shrew(Noun)

    Any of the small insectivores of the genus Neomys in the Soricidae family. There are three species, the "Eurasian water shrew" (also known as European water shrew) Neomys fodiens, the "Mediterranean water shrew" Neomys anomalus and the "Transcaucasian water shrew" Neomys teres.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Water shrew

    any one of several species of shrews having fringed feet and capable of swimming actively. The two common European species (Crossopus fodiens, and C. ciliatus) are the best known. The most common American water shrew, or marsh shrew (Neosorex palustris), is rarely seen, owing to its nocturnal habits

Translation

Find a translation for the water shrew definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these water shrew definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"water shrew." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 22 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/water shrew>.

Are we missing a good definition for water shrew?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for water shrew: