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A mole with a number of fleshy radiating tentacles around its nostrils, native to northeastern North America.
- ‘There, in addition to star-nosed moles, he inevitably encounters shrews, voles, weasels, field mice, and the occasional snapping turtle.’
- ‘Hoping that an analysis of living species could provide insights into the star-nosed mole's past, we began to examine other moles from around the world.’
- ‘The star-nosed mole prefers wet, swampy ground and subsists on a diet of worms, insects, and crustaceans.’
- ‘In addition to big insects, such as earthworms or crickets, star-nosed moles added these small prey to their diet.’
- ‘Despite its distinctive appearance people rarely see star-nosed moles because they live only in marshes and wetlands.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.