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Noun: shrew  shroo
  1. Small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
    - shrewmouse [archaic]
  2. [informal] A scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
    - termagant

Derived forms: shrews

Type of: disagreeable woman, insectivore, unpleasant woman

Part of: family Soricidae, Soricidae

Encyclopedia: Shrew