chauve–souris

noun chauve–sou·ris \ˌshōvsüˈrē\

Definition of chauve–souris

plural

chauve–sourises

\-ˈrēz\
  1. :  3bat 1

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Origin and Etymology of chauve–souris

French, from Old French chauve soriz, from Medieval Latin calva sorex, from Latin calva bald (feminine of calvus) + sorex shrew — more at calvarium, sorex


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