Solendon paradoxus
Solenodon So*le"no*don, n. [Gr. ???? a channel + ????, ???, a tooth.] (Zo["o]l.) Either one of two species of singular West Indian insectivores, allied to the tenrec. One species ({Solendon paradoxus}), native of St. Domingo, is called also {agouta}; the other ({S. Cubanus}), found in Cuba, is called {almique}. [1913 Webster]

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  • agouta — Solenodon So*le no*don, n. [Gr. ???? a channel + ????, ???, a tooth.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of singular West Indian insectivores, allied to the tenrec. One species ({Solendon paradoxus}), native of St. Domingo, is called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • almique — Solenodon So*le no*don, n. [Gr. ???? a channel + ????, ???, a tooth.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of singular West Indian insectivores, allied to the tenrec. One species ({Solendon paradoxus}), native of St. Domingo, is called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • S Cubanus — Solenodon So*le no*don, n. [Gr. ???? a channel + ????, ???, a tooth.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of singular West Indian insectivores, allied to the tenrec. One species ({Solendon paradoxus}), native of St. Domingo, is called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solenodon — So*le no*don, n. [Gr. ???? a channel + ????, ???, a tooth.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of singular West Indian insectivores, allied to the tenrec. One species ({Solendon paradoxus}), native of St. Domingo, is called also {agouta}; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hispaniolan Solenodon — Taxobox name = Hispaniolan SolenodonMSW3 Hutterer | pages = 223] image width = 230px status = EN status system = iucn2.3 status ref = IUCN2006 | assessors = Baillie, J. | year = 1996 | title = Solenodon paradoxus | id = 20321 | downloaded = 2006… …   Wikipedia

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