: having the whole tail included in the interfemoral web
used of various bats

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary amplexi- (from Latin amplexus, past participle of amplecti) + caudate

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amplexicaudate was in 1897

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“Amplexicaudate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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