Definition of Burrowing

1. Verb. (present participle of burrow) ¹



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Definition of Burrowing

1. burrow [v] - See also: burrow

Burrowing Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burrowing

burring machine
burrito
burritolike
burritos
burrlike
burro
burro deer
burrobrush
burrock
burrocks
burros
burrow
burrowed
burrower
burrowers
burrowing (current term)
burrowing hairs
burrowing parrot
burrowing parrots
burrowlike
burrows
burrs
burrstone
burrstones
burry
burs
bursa
bursa achillis
bursa anserina
bursa aspiration

Literary usage of Burrowing

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1. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"AH burrowing Owls are comparatively small (less than 11 inches in length), but this peculiarity ... burrowing habits seem to be common to all the species. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Highland Park, Reservoir Ave., Rochester, NY A NEW burrowing OWL FROM COLOMBIA. BY WITHER STONE. IN a collection of Colombian birds recently received by the ..."

3. Irrigation Engineering by Arthur Powell Davis, Herbert Michael Wilson (1919)
"burrowing Animals.—The maintenance of a canal system is a perpetual warfare between the manager and a horde of burrowing animals, such as gophers, ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"A burrowing SPIDER. IN the somewhat heavy soil of certain fields, where but a scanty herbage thrives, the cave- making spider (Tarantula arenicola, ..."

5. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1840)
"... is as follows:—"In the Trans-Mississippian territories of the United States, the burrowing Owl resides exclusively in the villages of the Marmot or ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"HABITS OF THE burrowing OWL OF CALIFORNIA. BY DR. C. 8. CANFIELD.* I WISH to state a few facts about the burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia Molina) that ..."

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