Megadermatidae

plural noun Mega·der·mat·i·dae

Definition of Megadermatidae

:a family of tropical Old World carnivorous bats with large ears united across the forehead, a large nose leaf, and no external tail — see big-eared bat, false vampire bat

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Origin and Etymology of megadermatidae

New Latin, from Megadermat-, Megaderma, type genus (from mega- + -derma) + idae


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