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bat–eared fox

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noun \ˈbat-ˌird-\

Definition of bat–eared fox

  1. :  a large-eared yellowish-gray fox (Otocyon megalotis) that inhabits arid unforested areas of eastern and southern Africa



1930

First Known Use of bat–eared fox

1930


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