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- n. Alternative form of pipistrelle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small European bat (Vesperugo pipistrellus); -- called also flittermouse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small European bat, Vesperugo pipistrellus, one of the most abundant species, of a reddish-brown color, paler and grayer below.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small European brown bat
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It is not dangerous to humans, pets or farm animals, but has impacted six nonmigratory species: big brown, little brown, small-footed, northern long-eared, eastern pipistrel and the federally protected Indiana bat.
I'm not risking eternal damnation for you lot, so instead I'll tell you that pipistrel bats are active in and around Stornoway.
Are pipistrel bats cousins to Vampire bats from Transylvania?