mole plant

Mole (disambiguation)

Mole may refer to:


  • Mole or mouldywarp, any of the burrowing insectivorous mammals in the family Talpidae, with short velvety fur and enlarged front limbs; the original burrowing mole
  • Golden mole, any of the burrowing insectivorous mammals in the family Chrysochloridae, not closely related to true moles
  • Mole-rats, rodents of several different families which live underground like moles
  • Marsupial mole, a mole-like marsupial
  • Mole cricket, a mole-like cricket in the family Gryllotalpidae
  • Mole skink (Eumeces egregius), a burrowing lizard
  • Mole salamander, any of a group of burrowing salamanders in the family Ambystomatidae

Things relating to animal moles

  • Molehill (or mole-hill), a conical pile of soil pushed up at intervals by moles or other burrowing animals when digging burrows, especially beneath grassland or lawns
  • Moleskin, originally the skin of a mole, but later a heavy, soft, durable cotton fabric, or clothing made from this
  • Mole plant or caper spurge (Euphorbia lathyris), a plant said to keep away moles

Other underground things named after animal moles


  • Mole (skin marking) or melanocytic nevus, a small, sometimes raised area of skin, usually with darker pigment
  • Mole (unit), the SI unit (symbol mol) used in chemistry for the amount of a particular substance
  • Mole Day, an unofficial holiday, its date and time derived from the number of molecules in a chemical mole
  • Mole (sauce), a Mexican sauce made from chilli peppers and other spices, including chocolate
  • Mole (architecture), a massive structure, usually of stone, used as a pier, jetty, breakwater, or junction between places separated by water
  • Mole wrench or mole grips, locking pliers, named after a trade name for such tools
  • Hydatidiform mole, an abnormal form of pregnancy, where the uterus contains an anomalous growth instead of a viable embryo
  • Type 33 Mole aircraft, the Beriev Be-8
  • Mole or Mole-Richardson, a stage and motion picture lighting manufacturing company
  • Maria-mole, a dessert popular in Brazil, similar to marshmallow



  • Chris Mole (Christopher David Mole, born 1958), UK Labour Member of Parliament
  • Jamie Mole (born 1988), an English professional footballer
  • Miff Mole, (Irving Milfred Mole, 1898–1961), American jazz trombonist and band leader
  • The Mole (MC/producer) (Jonah Mociun), underground hip hop personality


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