noun see burrow II

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  • Burrower — Bur row*er, n. One who, or that which, burrows; an animal that makes a hole under ground and lives in it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burrower — burrow ► NOUN ▪ a hole or tunnel dug by a small animal as a dwelling. ► VERB 1) make a burrow. 2) hide underneath or delve into something. DERIVATIVES burrower noun. ORIGIN variant of BOROUGH(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • burrower — See burrow. * * * …   Universalium

  • burrower — noun a) One that burrows b) An animal that lives in an underground hole that it has made itself …   Wiktionary

  • burrower — n. digger, tunneler; certain types of small tunneling rodents …   English contemporary dictionary

  • burrower — bur·row·er …   English syllables

  • burrower — ˈbər.əwə(r), ˈbə.rəw ; ˈbər.ōə(r), ˈbə.rō noun ( s) : one that burrows; specifically : an animal that makes a hole underground and lives in it …   Useful english dictionary

  • burrower bug — ▪ insect       any of some 750 species of insects (order Heteroptera) that burrow underground around clumps of grass, in sandy places, or beneath ground litter. These insects may be up to 7 mm (0.3 inch) long. Their oval bodies are brown or black …   Universalium

  • burrower bug — noun also burrowing bug : any of numerous largely subterranean usually dark colored small bugs constituting the family Cydnidae and resembling beetles …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ethiopian Snout-burrower — Taxobox name = Ethiopian Snout burrower status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Amphibia ordo = Anura familia = Hemisotidae genus = Hemisus species = H. microscaphus binomial = Hemisus microscaphus… …   Wikipedia

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