Either of two aquatic, insectivorous, molelike mammals, Desmana moschata of east Europe and western Asia or Galemys pyrenaicus of southwest Europe, having thick brown fur, a lengthy snout, and a flattened scaly end.
An aquatic or semi-aquatic insectivore associated with the mole family members, found in Europe.
An amphibious, insectivorous mammal found in Russia (Myogale moschata). It really is allied into the moles, but is known as muskrat by some English article authors.
A musk-shrew or musk-rat: the name of two distinct types of aquatic insectivorous animals associated with genus Myogale or Galemys, constituting the subfamily Myogalinæ (which see).