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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A flying-fox; a fruit-bat; one of the large frugivorous bats of the family Pteropodidœ, such as the kalong or edible fruitbat, Pteropus edulis, of the East Indians, measuring 4 or 5 feet in alar expanse: so called from the fox-like face. See cut under flying-fox.

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