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Fossorial

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Adjective

1. fossorial

(of limbs and feet) adapted for digging

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Fossorial

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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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Fossorial

see synonyms of fossorial
adjective
digging or adapted for digging; burrowing
fossorial claws

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Fossorial

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adj.
Zoology
1. Burrowing or living underground: fossorial lizards.
2. Relating to or used for burrowing or digging: fossorial habits; fossorial legs.

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