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Condylura cristata definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: amphibious mole of eastern North America having pink fleshy tentacles around the nose [syn: starnose mole, star- nosed mole, Condylura cristata]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mole Mole, n. [OE. molle, either shortened fr. moldwerp, or from the root of E. mold soil: cf. D. mol, OD. molworp. See Moldwarp.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any insectivore of the family Talpid[ae]. They have minute eyes and ears, soft fur, and very large and strong fore feet. Note: The common European mole, or moldwarp (Talpa Europ[ae]a), is noted for its extensive burrows. The common American mole, or shrew mole (Scalops aquaticus), and star-nosed mole (Condylura cristata) have similar habits. Note: In the Scriptures, the name is applied to two unindentified animals, perhaps the chameleon and mole rat. 2. A plow of peculiar construction, for forming underground drains. [U.S.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Starnose Star"nose`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A curious American mole (Condylura cristata) having the nose expanded at the end into a stellate disk; -- called also star-nosed mole.



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