from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having wings that are like hands in the structure and arrangement of their bones; -- said of bats. See cheiroptera.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having hands formed for flight by enormous development of the digits and their webbing; chiropterous: specifically applied to bats. See cut under Pteropus.


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