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A mole (Condylura cristata) of North America, having 22 small fleshy tentacles encircling the end of its nose in a starlike pattern.
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(Animals) an E North American amphibious mole, Condylura cristata, having a ring of pink fleshy tentacles around the nose
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(or star′nose) mole′,
a North American mole, Condylura cristata, having a starlike ring of fleshy processes around the end of the snout.Also called star′nose`.
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|Noun||1.||star-nosed mole - amphibious mole of eastern North America having pink fleshy tentacles around the nose|
mole - small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet
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