Definition of star-nosed mole in English:
A mole with a number of fleshy radiating tentacles around its nostrils, native to north-eastern North America.
- Condylura cristata, family Talpidae
- There, in addition to star-nosed moles, he inevitably encounters shrews, voles, weasels, field mice, and the occasional snapping turtle.
- Hoping that an analysis of living species could provide insights into the star-nosed mole's past, we began to examine other moles from around the world.
- The star-nosed mole prefers wet, swampy ground and subsists on a diet of worms, insects, and crustaceans.
Definition of star-nosed mole in:
- US English dictionary
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