Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any bat of the genus Phyllostoma or allied genera, having large membranes around the mouth and nose; a nose-leaf bat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any bat of the genus Phyllostoma, or allied genera, having large membranes around the mouth and nose; a nose-leaf bat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A leaf-nosed bat of the genus Phyllostoma or family Phyllostomatidæ.

Etymologies

phyllo- + Ancient Greek στόμα ("mouth"). (Wiktionary)

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