Definition of Emballonuridae
: a family of insectivorous bats having the face obliquely truncated, no nose leaf, and the tail partly free
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Origin and Etymology of emballonuridae
New Latin, from Emballonura, type genus (from Greek emballōn —present participle of emballein to throw in—+ New Latin -ura) + -idae; from the loose appearance of the tail
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