from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of very small fruit-bats, with the dental formula as in Eonycteris, but the index-finger with a claw. M. minimus is a common Indian species, smaller than the serotine of Europe.


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  • _ -- _Asparagus tenuissimus, A. plumosus, Coboea scandens, _ smilax, Japanese hop, Madeira vine (Boussingaultia), _Senecio mikanioides_ and _S. macroglossus_ (parlor ivies).

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