Definition of European water shrew

1. Noun. Widely distributed Old World water shrew.

Exact synonyms: Neomys Fodiens
Generic synonyms: Water Shrew
Group relationships: Genus Neomys, Neomys

Lexicographical Neighbors of European Water Shrew

European smelt
European snakeroot
European sole
European spider crab
European spider crabs
European swamp thistle
European swamp thistles
European swift
European tarantula
European thimbleweed
European thimbleweeds
European toad
European tortoise
European turkey oak
European water ouzel
European water shrew (current term)
European water vole
European water voles
European white birch
European white lily
European wildcat
European wildcats
European wolf spider
European wood mouse
European woolly thistle

Literary usage of European water shrew

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... which have fringed tails like the European water- shrew, and 16 upper teeth, the former characterized by the small but perfect external cars, ..."

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