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Nycteris

noun Nyc·ter·is \ ˈniktərə̇s \

Definition of Nycteris

: a genus (the type of the family Nycteridae) of African and Asiatic bats comprising the hollow-faced bats

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Origin and Etymology of nycteris

New Latin, from Greek nykteris bat, from nykt-, nyx night


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Nycteris

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Definition of Nycteris

  • taxonomic synonym of lasiurus

Origin and Etymology of nycteris

New Latin, from Greek nykteris bat


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noun combining form \ " \

Definition of -nycteris

: bat in generic names

Origin and Etymology of -nycteris

New Latin, from Nycteris


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