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mole1 Inglés británico e internacional

A small burrowing mammal with dark velvety fur, a long muzzle, and very small eyes, feeding mainly on worms, grubs, and other invertebrates

mole2 Inglés británico e internacional

A small, often slightly raised blemish on the skin made dark by a high concentration of melanin

mole3 Inglés británico e internacional

A large solid structure on a shore serving as a pier, breakwater, or causeway

mole4 Inglés británico e internacional

The SI unit of amount of substance, equal to the quantity containing as many elementary units as there are atoms in 0.012 kg of carbon-12

mole5 Inglés británico e internacional

An abnormal mass of tissue in the uterus

mole6 Inglés británico e internacional

A highly spiced Mexican sauce made chiefly from chilli peppers and chocolate, served with meat

mole1 Tesauro Inglés

he had a small mole on his left cheek

mole2 Tesauro Inglés

moles have burrowed under the lawn

mole3 Tesauro Inglés

a mole was built to protect the harbour from storms

mole New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

SI unit of amount of substance

mole rat Inglés británico e internacional

A herbivorous short-legged rat-like rodent that typically lives permanently underground, with long incisors that protrude from the mouth and are used in digging

golden mole Inglés británico e internacional

A blind mole with an iridescent sheen to its coat, native to southern Africa

mole plough Inglés británico e internacional

A plough in which a pointed iron shoe attached to an upright support is drawn along beneath the surface, making a hollow drainage channel resembling a mole’s burrow

shrew-mole Inglés británico e internacional

A small shrew-like mole with a long tail, native to Asia and North America

mole cricket Inglés británico e internacional

A large burrowing nocturnal cricket-like insect with broad forelegs, the female of which lays her eggs in an underground nest and guards the young. Very rare in Britain, it can be a pest in some other areas

marsupial mole Inglés británico e internacional

A mole-like burrowing Australian marsupial with yellow fur and a horny shield on the front of the head

mole salamander Inglés británico e internacional

A stocky, broad-headed North American salamander which spends much of its life underground

star-nosed mole Inglés británico e internacional

A mole with a number of fleshy radiating tentacles around its nostrils, native to north-eastern North America

whack-a-mole Inglés británico e internacional

A game in an amusment arcade in which players use a mallet to hit toy moles, which appear at random, back into their holes

hydatidiform mole Inglés británico e internacional

A cluster of fluid-filled sacs formed in the womb by the degeneration of chorionic tissue around an aborting embryo

naked mole rat Inglés británico e internacional

A blind and hairless mole rat living in large underground colonies in East Africa. The colony structure is similar to that of social insects, with only one pair breeding and most other individuals acting as workers

molehill Inglés británico e internacional

A small mound of earth thrown up by a mole burrowing near the surface

Whac-a-Mole in whack-a-mole Inglés británico e internacional

A game in an amusment arcade in which players use a mallet to hit toy moles, which appear at random, back into their holes

mole cricket in cricket1 Inglés británico e internacional

Used in names of insects of related families, e.g. bush cricket, mole cricket

European mole in mole1 Inglés británico e internacional

A small burrowing mammal with dark velvety fur, a long muzzle, and very small eyes, feeding mainly on worms, grubs, and other invertebrates