leafnosed bat

leaf-nosed bat

[leef-nohzd]
noun
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:
1865–70

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leaf-nosed bat

noun
bat having a leaflike flap at the end of the nose; especially of the families Phyllostomatidae and Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae [syn: leafnose bat
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