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  1. otter shrew.
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Origin of potamogale

1875–80; < New Latin < Greek potamó(s) river + galê weasel
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Examples from the Web for potamogale

Historical Examples

  • Clavicles are present, which is not the case with Potamogale.

    The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia

    Frank Evers Beddard

  • The tibia and fibula are distinct, not confluent with one another as in Potamogale.

  • Clavicles are well developed (except in Potamogale), and the humerus generally has an ent-epicondylar foramen.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton

    Sidney H. Reynolds