musgaño

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mūsarāneus (literally spider mouse) because the bite of some shrews can be venomous. Compare Portuguese murganho, Spanish musaraña, French musaraigne.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

musgaño m (plural musgaños)

  1. shrew
    Synonym: furaño

References[edit]

  • musgaño” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • musgaño” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

musgaño m (plural musgaños)

  1. shrew
    Synonym: musaraña

Further reading[edit]