Crossopus ciliatus
Oared Oared ([=o]rd), a. 1. Furnished with oars; -- chiefly used in composition; as, a four-oared boat. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having feet adapted for swimming. (b) Totipalmate; -- said of the feet of certain birds. See Illust. of {Aves}. [1913 Webster]

{Oared shrew} (Zo["o]l.), an aquatic European shrew ({Crossopus ciliatus}); -- called also {black water shrew}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Crossopus ciliatus — Water shrew Wa ter shrew (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of shrews having fringed feet and capable of swimming actively. The two common European species ({Crossopus fodiens}, and {Crossopus ciliatus}) are the best known. The most common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crossopus fodiens — Water shrew Wa ter shrew (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of shrews having fringed feet and capable of swimming actively. The two common European species ({Crossopus fodiens}, and {Crossopus ciliatus}) are the best known. The most common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neosorex palustris — Water shrew Wa ter shrew (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of shrews having fringed feet and capable of swimming actively. The two common European species ({Crossopus fodiens}, and {Crossopus ciliatus}) are the best known. The most common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water shrew — Wa ter shrew (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of shrews having fringed feet and capable of swimming actively. The two common European species ({Crossopus fodiens}, and {Crossopus ciliatus}) are the best known. The most common American water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black water shrew — Oared Oared ([=o]rd), a. 1. Furnished with oars; chiefly used in composition; as, a four oared boat. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Having feet adapted for swimming. (b) Totipalmate; said of the feet of certain birds. See Illust. of {Aves}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oared — ([=o]rd), a. 1. Furnished with oars; chiefly used in composition; as, a four oared boat. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Having feet adapted for swimming. (b) Totipalmate; said of the feet of certain birds. See Illust. of {Aves}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oared shrew — Oared Oared ([=o]rd), a. 1. Furnished with oars; chiefly used in composition; as, a four oared boat. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Having feet adapted for swimming. (b) Totipalmate; said of the feet of certain birds. See Illust. of {Aves}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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