oared shrew


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oared \Oared\ ([=o]rd), a.
   1. Furnished with oars; -- chiefly used in composition; as, a
      four-oared boat.
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   2. (Zool.)
      (a) Having feet adapted for swimming.
      (b) Totipalmate; -- said of the feet of certain birds. See
          Illust. of Aves.
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   Oared shrew (Zool.), an aquatic European shrew ({Crossopus
      ciliatus}); -- called also black water shrew.
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