from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Belonging to the Cheiroptera, or bat family.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. chiropterous; belonging to the Chiroptera, or Bat family.


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  • Even when comic-book creators try to provide a reason for a cape, as in Batman's cheiropterous disguise, we all know the real reason for one is simply that a cape looks cool in the artwork.

    Archive 2008-03-01


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