horseshoe bat

noun

Definition of horseshoe bat

: any of several bats of the Old World (families Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae) having a more or less horseshoe-shaped leaf on the nose

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“Horseshoe bat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horseshoe%20bat. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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