noun bles·mol \ˈblesˌmȯl, -mōl\
variants: or

bles mole


Definition of blesmol



  1. :  any of several grayish burrowing southern African rodents of Bathyergus and related genera that are very destructive to root crops

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Origin and Etymology of blesmol

Afrikaans blesmol, from bles blaze + mol mole, from Middle Dutch — more at mole

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to cast off or become cast off

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