American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various fruit-eating bats of the suborder Megachiroptera, inhabiting chiefly tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Australia.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fruit-eating or frugivorous bat of the family Pteropodidæ, or suborder Frugivora; a fox-bat or flying-fox. See cut in next column.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) one of the Frugivora; -- called also
- n. large Old World bat of warm and tropical regions that feeds on fruit
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