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  • n. The golden mole.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A South African mole of the genus Chrysochloris; the golden mole, the fur of which reflects brilliant metallic hues of green and gold.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An animal of the family Chrysochloridid√¶ a Cape mole.
  • n. A dipterous insect of the genus Chrysochlora.


Ancient Greek gold + light green: compare French chrysochlore. (Wiktionary)


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