star-nosed mole


star–nosed mole

noun \ˈstär-ˌnōz(d)-\

Definition of STAR-NOSED MOLE

:  a common black long-tailed semiaquatic mole (Condylura cristata) of the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada that has a series of pink fleshy projections surrounding the nostrils

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First Known Use of STAR-NOSED MOLE

1826

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