Definitions

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  • adjective That does not burrow.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ burrowing

Examples

  • At present they were traveling through high desert, the sleds keeping low enough to kick sand and gravel into the air, unsettling nonburrowing fauna and plants.

    The False Mirror

  • At present they were traveling through high desert, the sleds keeping low enough to kick sand and gravel into the air, unsettling nonburrowing fauna and plants.

    The False Mirror

  • The _Sarcoptes_ have less vitality than the nonburrowing acari, as they die in an hour when kept apart from the skin in dry air at a heat of 145° F.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

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