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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 In·sec·tiv·o·ra /ˌɪnˌsɛkˈtɪvərə/ 名詞 複數

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sec·tiv·o·ra n. pl.  Zool.
 1. An order of mammals which feed principally upon insects.
 Note:They are mostly of small size, and their molar teeth have sharp cusps. Most of the species burrow in the earth, and many of those of cold climates hibernate in winter. The order includes the moles, shrews, hedgehogs, tanrecs, and allied animals, also the colugo.
 2. A division of the Chiroptera, including the common or insect-eating bats.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : shrews; moles; hedgehogs; tenrecs [syn: order Insectivora]