leafnose bat

leafnose bat
noun
bat having a leaflike flap at the end of the nose; especially of the families Phyllostomatidae and Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae
Syn: ↑leaf-nosed bat
Hypernyms: ↑carnivorous bat, ↑microbat
Hyponyms:

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  • spearnose bat — noun New World bat with a pointed nose leaf; found from southern United States to Paraguay • Hypernyms: ↑leafnose bat, ↑leaf nosed bat • Member Holonyms: ↑Phyllostomus, ↑genus Phyllostomus * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : any of several bats …   Useful english dictionary

  • microbat — noun typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution • Syn: ↑carnivorous bat • Hypernyms: ↑bat, ↑chiropteran • Hyponyms: ↑mouse eared bat, ↑leafnose bat, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • false vampire — noun any New or Old World carnivorous bat erroneously thought to suck blood but in fact feeding on insects • Syn: ↑false vampire bat • Hypernyms: ↑leafnose bat, ↑leaf nosed bat • Hyponyms: ↑big eared bat, ↑Megaderma lyra …   Useful english dictionary

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