noun Rhi·no·po·ma \ˌrīnəˈpōmə\

Definition of Rhinopoma

  1. :  a genus (coextensive with the family Rhinopomatidae) of insectivorous bats comprising the mouse-tailed bats

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Origin and Etymology of rhinopoma

New Latin, from rhin- + Greek pōma lid, cover; akin to Old English fōdder case, sheath — more at fur

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