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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“Plecotus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Plecotus. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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