Pronunciation: (mōl'rat"), [key]
1. any of several eastern European burrowing rodents, esp. those of the genus Spalax, having no tail, short limbs, and small eyes with permanently closed lids.
2. bandicoot (def. 2). Also,mole'-rat",mole'rat".
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