megabat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ bat

Noun[edit]

megabat (plural megabats)

  1. Any of the bats in the suborder Megachiroptera consisting of one family, Pteropodidae; a fruit bat.

Synonyms[edit]

  • flying fox (ambiguous, some sources limit the term "flying fox" to the genera Pteropus and Acerodon within Pteropodidae)
  • fruit bat

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