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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of limbs and feet) adapted for digging.

Usage examples (17)
  • -- Pearsonomys annectans Patterson, 1992, a semi-fossorial Chilean murid.
  • Burrow structure and fossorial ecology of the springhare Pedetes capensis in Botswana.
  • And those big hands that moles have testify to their underground lifestyle, fancy word -- fossorial.
  • Slow-worms are nocturnal and semi-fossorial and mostly occur in well-vegetated places with thick ground cover and loose soils. for more
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