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Old Portuguese word mole comes from Proto-Indo-European *moy-.

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Mole detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*moy- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mol(w)ə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grind, mill
*(h₂)ml̥dus Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
mollis Latin (lat) (New Latin) Used as a species epithet.. Mild, tender. Pliant, flexible, supple. Soft, delicate to the touch. Tender, weak.
mole Old Portuguese (roa-opt)