Lasiurus

noun
Lasi·​urus

Definition of Lasiurus 

: a genus of bats (family Vespertilionidae) including the red bat — compare nycteris

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History and Etymology for Lasiurus

New Latin, from Greek lasios shaggy + New Latin -urus

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