Fossorial



[fo-sawr-ee-uh l, -sohr-] /fɒˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-/

adjective, Zoology.
1.
digging or burrowing.
2.
adapted for digging, as the hands, feet, and bone structure of moles, armadillos, and aardvarks.
/fɒˈsɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
(of the forelimbs and skeleton of burrowing animals) adapted for digging
2.
(of burrowing animals, such as the mole and armadillo) having limbs of this type

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