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  • n. any of several small, insectivorous burrowing mammals, of the family Chrysochloridae, native to southern Africa

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. one of several South African Insectivora of the family Chrysochloridæ, resembling moles in form and habits. The fur is tinted with green, purple, and gold.
  • n. See Chrysochlore.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. mole of southern Africa having iridescent guard hairs mixed with the underfur


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