a burrowing Australian marsupial of the genus Notoryctes, resembling a common mole in form and behavior.
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Origin of marsupial mole
First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called pouched mole.
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British Dictionary definitions for marsupial mole
any molelike marsupial of the family Notoryctidae
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