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  • n. A gravedigger in the catacombs of Ancient Rome.
  • n. A type of mole cricket, with scientific name Gryllotalpa fossor, known for its digging abilities.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A grave-digger.

Etymologies

From Latin fossor ("digger; gravedigger"), from fodiō ("dig"). (Wiktionary)

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