Erd (?), n. [OE. erd, eard, earth, land, country, AS. eard; akin to OS. ard dwelling place, OHG. art plowing, tillage, Icel. or&edh; crop, and to L. arare to plow, E. ear to plow.]
Erd shrew Zool., the common European shrew (Sorex vulgaris); the shrewmouse.
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