from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several shrewlike moles of the family Talpidae, especially Neurotrichus gibbsii of western North America, Uropsilus soricipes of central Asia, and Urotrichus talpoides of Japan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a common large North American mole (Scalops aquaticus). Its fine, soft fur is gray with iridescent purple tints.

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

  • n. slender mole having a long snout and tail


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