fossorial

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EtymologyEdit

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

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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)

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