plural noun
Tal·​pi·​dae | \ ˈtalpəˌdē \

Definition of Talpidae

: a family of insectivores (superfamily Soricoidea) including all moles except the golden and marsupial moles — see talpa

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History and Etymology for Talpidae

New Latin, from Talpa, type genus + -idae

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“Talpidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Talpidae. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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