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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Linnean genus of Vermes.
  • n. A genus of South American bats, of the family Emballonuridæ, having the forehead prominent, the tail ending in the interfemoral membrane, and the following dental formula: incisors and premolars 2 in each upper and 3 in each lower half-jaw, canines 1 in each, and molars 3 in each upper and lower half-jaw. There is but one species, F. horrens.

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