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verb [intransitive]     burrow pronunciation in American English
/ˈbʌroʊ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyburrow
he/she/itburrows
present participleburrowing
past tenseburrowed
past participleburrowed
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  1. 1
    to make a hole or tunnel in the ground
    burrow into/under/through:

    The dog burrowed into the earth, looking for the bone.

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    1. a.
      an animal that burrows digs a hole or tunnel in the ground to live in
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  2. 2
    to push your hands or part of your body into or under something
    burrow into/under/through:

    He burrowed under the comforter.

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