marsupial mole


noun

a burrowing Australian marsupial of the genus Notoryctes, resembling a common mole in form and behavior.

Nearby words

  1. marston,
  2. marston moor,
  3. marston, john,
  4. marsupial,
  5. marsupial bone,
  6. marsupial mouse,
  7. marsupialization,
  8. marsupium,
  9. marsyas,
  10. mart

Origin of marsupial mole

First recorded in 1895–1900

Also called pouched mole.

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British Dictionary definitions for marsupial mole

marsupial mole

noun

any molelike marsupial of the family Notoryctidae
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