from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mole (Condylura cristata) of North America, having 22 small fleshy tentacles encircling the end of its nose in a starlike pattern.
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- n. a species of mole, Condylura cristata, identified by the appendaged ring around the snout.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. amphibious mole of eastern North America having pink fleshy tentacles around the nose
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