Water mole
Water mole Wa"ter mole` (Zo["o]l.) (a) The shrew mole. See under {Shrew}. (b) The duck mole. See under {Duck}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Water mole — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water mole — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water mole — noun 1. : desman 2. : platypus * * * water mole noun 1. The desman, a shrew like aquatic animal 2. The duckbill or platypus • • • Main Entry: ↑water …   Useful english dictionary

  • water-mole — n. 1. Shrew mole (Scalops aquaticus). 2. Duck bill, ornithorynchus, platypus, mullangong, tambreet (Ornithorynchus paradoxus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • water mole — /ˈwɔtə moʊl/ (say wawtuh mohl) noun Obsolete a platypus …   Australian English dictionary

  • water-mole — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mole (disambiguation) — Mole may refer to:Animals* Mole or mouldywarp, any of the burrowing insectivorous mammals in the family Talpidae, with short velvety fur and enlarged front limbs; the original burrowing mole * Golden mole, any of the burrowing insectivorous… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mole cricket — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mole rat — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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