stenoderm

Stenoderm

Sten"o*derm\, n. [Gr. ? narrow, little + -derm.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of bat belonging to the genus Stenoderma, native of the West Indies and South America. These bats have a short or rudimentary tail and a peculiarly shaped nose membrane.
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