Spalax

noun
Spa·​lax | \ ˈspāˌlaks \

Definition of Spalax

: a genus (the type of the family Spalacidae) of mole rats

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History and Etymology for Spalax

New Latin, from Greek, mole; akin to Old High German spaltan to split

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“Spalax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spalax. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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