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English word mole comes from Proto-Indo-European *moy-, and later Latin mola ((especially plural) mill. Ground meal. Millstone.).

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Mole detailed word origin explanation

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*moy- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mol(w)ə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grind, mill
*melh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grind, to rub, grind, black, grind
mola Latin (lat) (especially plural) mill. Ground meal. Millstone.
mole English (eng) A hemorrhagic mass of tissue in the uterus caused by a dead ovum.