Plecotus

noun
Ple·co·tus | \plə̇ˈkōtəs\

Definition of Plecotus 

: a genus of bats (family Vespertilionidae) consisting of the common long-eared bat of Europe and Asia

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History and Etymology for Plecotus

New Latin, from Greek plekein to twist, plait, weave + ōt-, ous ear

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