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Definition of Mole


  1. A spot; a stain; a mark which discolors or disfigures.
  2. A spot, mark, or small permanent protuberance on the human body; esp., a spot which is dark-colored, from which commonly issue one or more hairs.
  3. A mass of fleshy or other more or less solid matter generated in the uterus.
  4. A mound or massive work formed of masonry or large stones, etc., laid in the sea, often extended either in a right line or an arc of a circle before a port which it serves to defend from the violence of the waves, thus protecting ships in a harbor; also, sometimes, the harbor itself.
  5. Any insectivore of the family Talpidae. They have minute eyes and ears, soft fur, and very large and strong fore feet.
  6. A plow of peculiar construction, for forming underground drains.
  7. To form holes in, as a mole; to burrow; to excavate; as, to mole the earth.
  8. To clear of molehills.
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Mole Translations

mole in Afrikaans is mol
mole in Danish is muldvarp
mole in Dutch is mol
mole in French is taupe
mole in German is Maulwurf
mole in Portuguese is toupeira
mole in Spanish is lunar
mole in Swedish is mullvad