Erd

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Erd

The earth.

(Science: zoology) erd shrew, the common European shrew (sorex vulgaris); the shrewmouse.

Origin: oe. Erd, eard, earth, land, country, as. Eard; akin to os. Ard dwelling place, OHG. Art plowing, tillage, Icel. Orth crop, and to L. Arare to plow, E. Ear to plow.