Chrysochlore
Chrysochlore Chrys"o*chlore, n. [Gr. chryso`s gold + chlwro`s light green: cf. F. chrysochlore.] (Zo["o]l.) A South African mole of the genus {Chrysochloris}; the golden mole, the fur of which reflects brilliant metallic hues of green and gold. [1913 Webster]

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  • chrysochlore — (kri zo klo r ) adj. Terme d histoire naturelle. Qui est vert avec une teinte d or.    S. m. Le chrysochlore, sorte de taupe dorée. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, or et vert …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • chrysochlore — chrys·o·chlore …   English syllables

  • chrysochlore — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ˌklō(ə)r noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Chrysochloris : a mole of the genus Chrysochloris …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Condylura cristata — 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

  • Duck 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

  • Golden 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

  • Gryllotalpa borealis — 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

  • Gryllotalpa vulgaris — 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 — 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

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