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leaf-nosed bat

[leef-nohzd] /ˈlifˌnoʊzd/
noun
1.
any of various New and Old World bats, as of the families Phyllostomatidae, Rhinolophidae, and Hipposideridae, having a leaflike flap of skin at the tip of the nose.
Origin of leaf-nosed bat
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • Other residents include the leaf-nosed bat and prairie falcons.
  • The lesser long-nosed bat is a small, leaf-nosed bat.

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