Microchiroptera

plural noun
Mi·​cro·​chiroptera

Definition of Microchiroptera

: a suborder of Chiroptera including all bats except the fruit bats

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Other Words from Microchiroptera

microchiropteran \ "+ \ adjective or noun
microchiropterous \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Microchiroptera

New Latin, from micr- + Chiroptera

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“Microchiroptera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Microchiroptera. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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