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thorny devil

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Definition of thorny devil in English:

noun

Another term for moloch.
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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