Nycteris

noun
Nyc·​ter·​is | \ ˈniktərə̇s\

Definition of Nycteris

 (Entry 1 of 3)

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

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Definition of Nycteris (Entry 2 of 3)

taxonomic synonym of lasiurus

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Definition of -nycteris (Entry 3 of 3)

: bat in generic names

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History and Etymology for Nycteris

Noun

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

New Latin, from Greek nykteris bat

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Nycteris

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