Slepez
Slepez Sle*pez", n. [Russ. sliepets'.] (Zo["o]l.) A burrowing rodent ({Spalax typhlus}), native of Russia and Asia Minor. It has the general appearance of a mole, and is destitute of eyes. Called also {mole rat}. [1913 Webster]

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  • slepez — sle·pez …   English syllables

  • slepez — ˈslə̇ˈpets noun ( es) Etymology: Russian slepets, literally, blind one, from slepoĭ blind : a mole rat (Spalax typhus) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mole rat — Slepez Sle*pez , n. [Russ. sliepets .] (Zo[ o]l.) A burrowing rodent ({Spalax typhlus}), native of Russia and Asia Minor. It has the general appearance of a mole, and is destitute of eyes. Called also {mole rat}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spalax typhlus — Slepez Sle*pez , n. [Russ. sliepets .] (Zo[ o]l.) A burrowing rodent ({Spalax typhlus}), native of Russia and Asia Minor. It has the general appearance of a mole, and is destitute of eyes. Called also {mole rat}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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