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  • n. One of the Fodientia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fitted for, or pertaining to, digging.
  • n. One of the Fodientia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Digging; throwing up with a spade.
  • In zoology: Digging; fossorial.
  • Of or pertaining to the Fodientia: as, a fodient edentate.
  • n. One of the Fodientia.


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  • According to Oxford English Dictionary, fodient means (1) digging, burrowing; (2) a burrowing animal.

    June 22, 2011