water shrew

noun

either of two small amphibious shrews, Neomys fodiens (European water shrew) or N. anomalus (Mediterranean water shrew), having a dark pelage with paler underparts

Nearby words

  1. water rights,
  2. water sapphire,
  3. water scorpion,
  4. water seal,
  5. water shield,
  6. water sign,
  7. water ski,
  8. water skiing,
  9. water snail,
  10. water snake

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for water shrew