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meaning: (Noun) A pigmented spot on the skin, a naevus, slightly raised, and sometimes hairy.A pigmented spot on the skin, a naevus, slightly raised, and sometimes hairy.
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English word mole comes from Proto-Germanic *mēlą, Proto-Germanic *maþlą (Agreement. Gathering. Legal case. Speech.), Proto-Indo-European *mel-.
Mole detailed word origin explanation
|*mēlą || Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) ||Measure, measurement. Point in time, period of time. Time for eating, meal. Time, occasion. |
|*maþlą || Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) ||Agreement. Gathering. Legal case. Speech. |
|*mel- || Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) ||honey, to grind, bad, wrong, dark, red, dirty, dark, red color; dirty |
|*mailą || Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) ||Spot, mark, blemish. |
|mál || Old Norse (non) ||Meal, mealtime. Measurement, size. Time (legal) cause. Language. Matter, affair. Speech A work of art inlaid in metal, especially on weapons. |
|mǣl || Old English (ang) || |
|mool || Middle English (enm) || |
|mole || English (eng) ||A pigmented spot on the skin, a naevus, slightly raised, and sometimes hairy. |
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