Word of the Day Khafarperet: The Word That Means Mole but Shouldn't

The sages didn't realize Israel has no moles. Hint as to what khafarperet might mean: It probably isn't fruit-digger.

The Hebrew word for the nearly blind mammal known as the mole is kha-fa-per-ET. It was created from the root kh-f-r, which means to dig....