Ten"rec (?), n. [From the native name: cf. F. tanrac, tanrec, tandrec.] Zool.

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.

 

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