star–nosed mole

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noun \ˈstär-ˌnōz(d)-\

Definition of star–nosed mole

  1. :  a common black long-tailed semiaquatic mole (Condylura cristata) of the northeastern U.S. 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

1825

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