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English word mole comes from Proto-Germanic *mulaz.

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Mole detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mulaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*mol Old English (ang)
molle Middle English (enm)
mole English (eng) (espionage) An internal spy, a person who involves himself or herself with an enemy organisation, especially an intelligence or governmental organisation, to determine and betray its secrets from within.. A kind of self-propelled excavator used to form underground drains, or to clear underground pipelines. A type of underground drain used in farm fields, in which a mole plow creates an [...]