Spalacidae

plural noun Spa·lac·i·dae \-asəˌdē\

Definition of Spalacidae

  1. :  a family of Old World muroid rodents comprising the mole rats and extinct related forms

spalacine

\ˈspaləˌsīn\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of spalacidae

New Latin, from Spalac-, Spalax, type genus + -idae


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