burrowing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

burrowing

  1. present participle of burrow

Noun[edit]

burrowing (plural burrowings)

  1. The act or result of making a burrow.
    • 1825, Thomas Thomson, Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley, Annals of Philosophy
      These perforations may be readily distinguished from those more oblique and lateral burrowings which are often found in secondary fossils []

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