Meaning of fossorial

fos•so•ri•al

Pronunciation: (fo-sôr'ē-ul, -sōr'-), [key]
— adj. Zool.
  1. digging or burrowing.
  2. adapted for digging, as the hands, feet, and bone structure of moles, armadillos, and aardvarks.
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