Spalax

noun
type genus of the Spalacidae
Syn: ↑genus Spalax
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Spalacidae, ↑family Spalacidae
Member Meronyms: ↑mole rat

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\\ˈspāˌlaks\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, mole; akin to Old High German spaltan to split — more at spill
: a genus (the type of the family Spalacidae) of mole rats

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  • spalax — [ spalaks ] n. m. • 1827; mot gr. « taupe » ♦ Zool. Petit rongeur d Europe centrale et orientale, sans queue, à oreilles courtes, à fourrure épaisse, appelé aussi rat taupe. ● spalax nom masculin (grec spalaks, taupe) Mammifère rongeur fouisseur …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • spalax — spálax s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  SPÁLAX s.m. (zool.) Specie de rozător care sapă galerii subterane; (pop.) orbete. [< fr. spalax]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  SPÁLAX s …   Dicționar Român

  • Spalax — Spalax, so v.w. Blindthier …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Spalax — Spalax, s. Blindmaus …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Spalax — For the French record company, see Spalax (record company). Spalax Temporal range: Early Miocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

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  • Spalax — akliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 4 rūšys. Paplitimo arealas – Viduržemio jūros r. dalis ir P. R. Europa. atitikmenys: lot. Spalax angl. mole rats vok. Blindmäuse rus. слепыши pranc. rats… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • spalax — (entrée créée par le supplément) (spa laks ) s. m. Genre de mammifères vulgairement désignés sous le nom de rats taupes.    On dit aussi aspalax. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Du grec, taupe …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • spalax — spa·lax …   English syllables

  • Spalax (record company) — Spalax is a record label in France that specializes in progressive rock and experimental music, it features a huge krautrock catalog too. Spalax music released, among others, albums by Amon Düül, Cluster, Harmonia, Popul Vuh, Annexus Quam, and… …   Wikipedia

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