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Nycteris

noun Nyc·ter·is \ˈniktərə̇s\

Definition of Nycteris

  1. :  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 — more at night


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Nycteris

Nyc·ter·is \"\

Definition of Nycteris

  1. taxonomic synonym of lasiurus

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Origin and Etymology of nycteris

New Latin, from Greek nykteris bat


-nycteris

noun combining form Nyc·ter·is \"\

Definition of -nycteris

  1. :  bat —in generic names

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Origin and Etymology of -nycteris

New Latin, from Nycteris


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