fossorial[fä sôr′ē əl]
fossorial definition by Webster's New World
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digging or adapted for digging; burrowing: fossorial claws
Origin: ; from Late Latin fossorius ; from Classical Latin fossor, digger ; from fossus (see fossil) plush -al
fossorial definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Adapted for or used in burrowing or digging: the fossorial forefeet of a mole.
Origin: From Late Latin fossōrius, from Latin fossus, past participle of fodere, to dig.