Definition of Talpa

1. n. A genus of small insectivores including the common European mole.



Definition of Talpa

1. the mole genus [n TALPAS or TALPAE]

Medical Definition of Talpa

1. A genus of small insectivores including the common European mole. Origin: L, mole. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Talpa

talonless
talons
talook
talooka
talookas
talookdar
talookdars
talooks
talopeptin
talopram
talopyranose
talopyranoses
taloscaphoid
talose
talotibial
talpa (current term)
talpae
talpas
talsupram
taluk
taluka
talukas
talukdar
talukdars
taluks
taluq
taluqdar
taluqdars
taluqs
talus

Literary usage of Talpa

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1. Proceedings by Bristol Naturalists' Society (Bristol, England), Bristol Naturalists' Society (1891)
"Genua talpa.— Mole. Back covered with hair, furnished with a tail. Incisors in the upper jaw ... Fore feet broad and formed for digging. " talpa ..."

2. A History of the British Sessile-eyed Crustacea by Charles Spence Bate, John Obadiah Westwood (1868)
"... talpa. Specific character. Front of cephalon terminating in a ... talpa. MONTAGU, Trans. Linn. Soc. ix. p. 88, t. 6, f. 6. LEACH, Edinb. Enc. vii. p. ..."

3. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1814)
"... belonging to the district of the former. talpa, and which they gather in its district, mid is of great estimation. Twenty-four miles s. from Vera Cruz, ..."

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