from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The native name of Solenodon cubanus, an insectivorous mammal peculiar to Cuba, belonging to the family Solenodontidæ.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Solenodon cubanus, a soricomorph endemic to Cuba, unusual among mammals in having venomous saliva.


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  • Judging by image search, could be my cousin!

    September 17, 2009

  • I don't know about that. Looks more like this guy got his snout caught in a pencil sharpener. :-)

    September 17, 2009