noun plural

Chi·​rop·​tera kī-ˈräp-tə-rə How to pronounce Chiroptera (audio)
: an order of eutherian mammals modified for true flight comprising the recent and extinct bats
chiropter noun
chiropteran adjective or noun

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“Chiroptera.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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