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A shy insectivorous mammal of the hedgehog family, with a long snout and ratlike appearance, native to Southeast Asia and China.Also called gymnure
- ‘Both hedgehogs and moonrats are geared strictly for eating insects and other small invertebrates, especially earthworms.’
- ‘Moist forests, mangrove swamps, and wet farmlands are the typical habitats of Malayan moonrats.’
- ‘The moonrat is notorious for its characteristic onion or rotten-garlic odor.’
- ‘A moonrat, a member of the hedgehog family, forages for food among leaf litter.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.