Talpidae

plural noun

Tal·​pi·​dae
ˈtalpəˌdē
: a family of insectivores (superfamily Soricoidea) including all moles except the golden and marsupial moles see talpa

Word History

Etymology

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 8 Feb. 2023.

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