Soricine
Soricine So"ri*cine, a. [L. sorricinus, fr. sorex a shrew.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Shrew family ({Soricid[ae]}); like a shrew in form or habits; as, the soricine bat ({Glossophaga soricina}). [1913 Webster]

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  • soricine — [sôr′ə sīn΄, sôr′əsin; sō′rəsīn, sō′rəsin] adj. [L soricinus < sorex (gen. soricis), shrew < IE echoic base * swer , to buzz > SWARM1] of or like the shrews; shrewlike …   English World dictionary

  • soricine — /sawr euh suyn , sin, sor euh /, adj. Zool. of or resembling the shrews. [1775 85; < L soricinus, equiv. to soric (s. of sorex) shrew + inus INE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • soricine — sor·i·cine …   English syllables

  • soricine — /ˈsɒrəsin/ (say soruhseen) adjective of or resembling the shrews. See shrew (def. 1). {Latin sōricīnus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • soricine — I. ˈsȯrəˌsīn adjective Etymology: Latin soricinus, from soric , sorex shrew + inus ine : of, like, or relating to a shrew or the Soricidae II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Soricine Brucie — Taxobox | name = Soricine Brucie regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Cricetidae genus = Brucepattersonius species = B. soricinus binomial = Brucepattersonius soricinus binomial authority = Hershkovitz …   Wikipedia

  • soricine short-tailed opossum — nykštukinis kirstukinis oposumas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Monodelphis sorex angl. soricine short tailed opossum vok. Zwerg Spitzmausbeutelratte rus. карликовый опоссум ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • soricine bat — noun : a leaf nosed bat (Glossophaga soricina) of Central and So. America …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glossophaga soricina — Soricine So ri*cine, a. [L. sorricinus, fr. sorex a shrew.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Shrew family ({Soricid[ae]}); like a shrew in form or habits; as, the soricine bat ({Glossophaga soricina}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of animal names — This list gives names of animals used depending on the context. Many species of animals, particularly those domesticated, have been given specific names for the male, the female, and the young of the species. There are a few generic terms, bull… …   Wikipedia

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