Definition of thorny devil in English:

thorny devil

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  • another term for moloch.
    More example sentences
    • After mating in September, female thorny devils lay 3-10 eggs in a burrow about 30 cm underground.
    • The researchers showed that thorny devils take up water by means of capillary action via these grooves.
    • The female thorny devil lays 3 to 10 eggs, usually 8, in November or December.

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