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- n. Any of the family Tupaiidae of tree shrews.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of several species of East Indian and Asiatic insectivores of the family Tupaiidæ, somewhat resembling squirrels in size and arboreal habits. The nose is long and pointed.
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