Definition of Spalacidae

1. Noun. Mole rats.

Exact synonyms: Family Spalacidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Myomorpha, Suborder Myomorpha
Member holonyms: Genus Spalax, Spalax



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spalacidae

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Soyuz
Sp1 kinase
SpaceX
Space Launch System
Space Shuttle
Space Shuttles
Spackle
Spaghetti Western
Spain
Spalacidae
Spalax
Spalding
Spallanzani
Spallanzani's law
Spandau
Spanglish
Spaniard
Spaniards
Spanish
Spanish-American War
Spanish-speaking
Spanish American
Spanish Arabic
Spanish Armada

Literary usage of Spalacidae

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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The spalacidae," observes Dr. Elan- ford, " are sometimes called rodent moles, and resemble a mole in general aspect, having cylindrical bodies, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... as given above under the heading of the spalacidae. With the exception of Madagascar, the family, which may be divided into six sub-families, ..."

3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... has hitherto formed part of the next family, spalacidae ; but a recent examination of its anatomy by M. Milne-Edwards shows that it "belongs to the ..."

4. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The spalacidae, or mole-rats, have a straggling distribution over the Old World continents. They are found over nearly the whole of Africa, but only in the ..."

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