golden mole

golden mole
any of several small, insectivorous burrowing mammals, of the family Chrysochloridae, native to southern Africa

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  • Golden mole — Golden moles[1] Temporal range: Early Miocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Golden mole — Mole Mole, n. [OE. molle, either shortened fr. moldwerp, or from the root of E. mold soil: cf. D. mol, OD. molworp. See {Moldwarp}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any insectivore of the family {Talpid[ae]}. They have minute eyes and ears, soft fur, and very… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Golden mole — Golden Gold en (g[=o]ld n), a. [OE. golden; cf. OE. gulden, AS. gylden, from gold. See {Gold}, and cf. {Guilder}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Made of gold; consisting of gold. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • golden mole — any of several burrowing insectivores of the family Chrysochloridae, of southern Africa, the fur of which has an iridescent, often golden luster. * * * ▪ mammal Introduction  any of 18 species of blind and tailless burrowing insectivores… …   Universalium

  • golden mole — noun mole of southern Africa having iridescent guard hairs mixed with the underfur • Hypernyms: ↑mole • Member Holonyms: ↑Chrysochloris, ↑genus Chrysochloris * * * noun : any of several fossorial insectivores of southern Africa constituting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juliana's Golden Mole — Juliana’s Golden Mole Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Van Zyl's Golden Mole — Conservation status Endangered (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Grant's Golden Mole — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Somali Golden Mole — Conservation status Data Deficient (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Visagie's Golden Mole — Visagie s Golden Mole[1] Conservation status Data Deficient (IUCN 3.1)[ …   Wikipedia

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