Microsthenic Mi`cro*sthen"ic, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having a typically small size; of or pertaining to the microsthenes. [1913 Webster]

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  • microsthenic — adjective see microsthenes …   Useful english dictionary

  • microsthenes — mīˈkrästhə(ˌ)nēz noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from micr + sthenes (from Greek sthenos strength) more at asthen in former classifications : a division of eutherian mammals approximately equal to the orders Insectivora …   Useful english dictionary

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