Definition of mole salamander in English:

mole salamander

noun

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

    • ‘Examples of these organisms include wood frogs, mole salamanders, and fairy shrimp.’
    • ‘During early Spring, some mole salamanders are known for their mass migrations to breeding sites, converging in very large numbers on ponds over the course of two or three days.’
    • ‘This spring, more than 200 Rhode Islanders in two dozen communities took turns playing crossing guard: for mole salamanders and wood frogs migrating across highways.’