moon rat

noun

a ratlike SE Asian nocturnal mammal, Echinosorex gymnurus, with greyish fur and an elongated snout: family Erinaceidae (hedgehogs): the largest living insectivore

Nearby words

  1. moon jellyfish,
  2. moon knife,
  3. moon letter,
  4. moon pillar,
  5. moon pool,
  6. moon shell,
  7. moon, sun myung,
  8. moon-blind,
  9. moon-calf,
  10. moon-dog

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