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Any of various burrowing orthopteran insects of the family Gryllotalpidae, having short wings and wide front legs adapted for digging, and sometimes damaging plants by feeding on their roots.
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(Animals) any subterranean orthopterous insect of the family Gryllotalpidae, of Europe and North America, similar and related to crickets but having the first pair of legs specialized for digging
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