burrow

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A burrow is a hole or tunnel excavated into the ground by an animal to create a space suitable for habitation, temporary refuge, or as a byproduct of locomotion. more...
  • Some families will group together in ready-made burrows or even under houses.
  • He brought each up above ground and started to move them to a new burrow.
  • They will also have two permanent burrows one for summer and one for winter.
  • Once the spring comes the burrows are still used, just not as much.
  • The girl burrowed her face in her arm and made no answer. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Fourth Year at Overton College, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • These burrows are mostly found near the largest tree or bush within their home range.
  • I did not see him; perhaps because he is given to burrowing. Cited from Brothers of Pity and Other Tales of Beasts and Men, by Ewing
  • Sometimes they leap out of their burrows when they come out at night.
  • During dry times, and often just during the day, they will burrow underground.
  • This animal is active day and night year-round, burrowing through the snow in winter.
  • Here they construct deep burrows, and generally only leave them to find food.
  • Particularly large individuals may also leave the colony to establish a new burrow system.
  • When the young are born they stay near the entrance of the burrow for some time before leaving home.
  • The only remains on the surface are burrows created from the mine's operations.
  • The burrows are done in three groups of six sets, with each group being about apart.
  • All members of this genus lay their eggs and raise their young in burrows.
  • Unlike the tree living species these species do not actually burrow into the bark.
  • At one month, they first leave the burrow riding on the mother's back.
  • They frequently sleep at night in burrows, often under the roots of trees.
  • However, there is evidence that at least some of them made burrows as places to rear their young.
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Meaning of burrow

  • noun A hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
  • verb Move through by or as by digging
    burrow through the forest