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chiropteran

[kahy-rop-ter-uh n] /kaɪˈrɒp tər ən/
noun
1.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to a chiropter.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Neo-Latin Chiropter(a) (see chiropter) + -an
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chiropteran

/kaɪˈrɒptərən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Chiroptera, an order of placental mammals comprising the bats
noun
2.
Also called chiropter (kaɪˈrɒptə). a bat
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