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Noun: naked mole rat
  1. Foetal-looking colonial rodent of East Africa; neither mole nor rat; they feed on tubers and have a social structure similar to that of honeybees and termites

Derived forms: naked mole rats

Type of: fossorial mammal

Part of: order Rodentia, Rodentia

Encyclopedia: Naked mole rat