plural noun
Der·​mop·​tera | \ dərˈmäpt(ə)rə\

Definition of Dermoptera

: a small order of eutherian mammals comprising the flying lemurs

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Other Words from Dermoptera

dermopteran \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗t(ə)rən \ adjective or noun
dermopterous \ -​t(ə)rəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Dermoptera

New Latin, from derm- + -ptera

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