Definition of burrower in English:



  • See burrow

    • ‘Most caecilians are terrestrial burrowers, either constructing their own tunnels or living in the litter of the forest floor.’
    • ‘Plant roots - those silent, unseen burrowers - have a greater capacity to take advantage of sudden environmental changes than anyone suspected.’
    • ‘Wombats are burrowers, building impressive burrow systems with many burrows.’
    • ‘Similar to Hansen et al.'s study, I found no significant extinction selectivity against highly ‘escalated’ taxa, in this case, deeper burrowers.’
    • ‘The remaining five deposit-feeding bivalves are infaunal burrowers.’