Why does the Torah use the same word "Tinshemes" for a non-Kosher bird and for one of the eight Sheratzim that are subject to Tum'ah?


Rashi: Because they are similar in appearance; the former (a bat) is a kind of mouse that flies by night, the latter (a mole) does not posses eyes.

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