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anthill a pile of earth made by ants as they dig their underground nest. Anthills are found near the nest entrance.
basement the space in a building that is underground or partly underground.
bulb a plant bud that begins to grow underground. Tulips and crocuses grow from bulbs. [1/3 definitions]
burial the act of putting a dead body underground or in the sea.
cellar a room or rooms built underground, usually beneath a building.
chipmunk a small brown animal similar to a squirrel, having a striped back and a flat, bushy tail. Chipmunks eat nuts, seeds, berries, and insects. They make underground burrows for sleeping and for storing food. Chipmunks live in North America and Asia.
dungeon a dark, damp, underground jail.
gopher a small rodent with gray or brown fur and a short tail. Gophers live in burrows and tunnel underground to look for food. They are also called pocket gophers, because they have pouches outside their cheeks where they carry food and nesting material. Gophers live in Central and North America.
mole3 a small animal with tiny eyes and very soft fur that lives underground in tunnels. Moles are insectivores; they are mammals that eat insects. Different kinds of moles are found in Europe, Asia, and North America. [1/2 definitions]
potato a kind of thick, underground plant stem that is eaten as a vegetable. Potatoes have pale flesh and thin skin that is usually brown, yellow, or red.
root1 the part of a plant that usually grows underground. Roots take up water and nutrients, and hold the plant in the soil. [1/8 definitions]
sewer1 a large underground pipe that carries off the liquid and solid waste of a town or city.
silo an underground place for storing and launching missiles. [1/2 definitions]
subway an underground passenger train or rail system in a large city. Subways are powered by electricity. [1/2 definitions]
tuber an underground stem that is short, thick, and round. New stems that grow above the ground can grow from buds on tubers. Potatoes are tubers.
tunnel an underground or underwater passage used by cars, trains, or other vehicles. [1/4 definitions]
underground the British word for an underground passenger train or rail system in a large city. Underground has the same meaning as subway. [1/6 definitions]