Definition of tanrec. Meaning of tanrec. Synonyms of tanrec

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Definition of tanrec

Tanrec
Tanrec Tan"rec, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Tenrec.
tanrec
Tenrec Ten"rec, n. [From the native name: cf. F. tanrac, tanrec, tandrec.] (Zo["o]l.) A small insectivore (Centetes ecaudatus), native of Madagascar, but introduced also into the islands of Bourbon and Mauritius; -- called also tanrec. The name is applied to other allied genera. See Tendrac.

Meaning of tanrec from wikipedia

- A tenrec is any species of mammal within the afrotherian family Tenrecidae endemic to Madagascar. Tenrecs are widely diverse; as a result of convergent...