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fossorial

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin fossōrius (adapted for digging or delving), from fodiō (dig).

AdjectiveEdit

fossorial (comparative more fossorial, superlative most fossorial)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or adapted for digging or burrowing.
    The mole is a fossorial mammal.

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NounEdit

fossorial (plural fossorials)

  1. Any digging animal (such as a mole)