plural noun

: a suborder of insectivores comprising the moles, hedgehogs, and true shews and having the pubic symphysis short and the postorbital process undeveloped compare menotyphla

Word History


New Latin, from lip- + -typhla (from Greek typhlon cecum)

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“Lipotyphla.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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