Definition of Molossidae

1. Noun. Mastiff bats; freetail bats.

Exact synonyms: Family Molossidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Microchiroptera, Suborder Microchiroptera
Member holonyms: Genus Tadarida, Tadarida, Eumops, Genus Eumops



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Molossidae

Molnar
Moloc
Moloch
Moloch horridus
Molock
Molok
Molokai
Molokai Island
Moloney's virus
Moloney murine leukaemia virus
Moloney murine sarcoma virus
Moloney test
Molossia
Molossian
Molossians
Molossidae (current term)
Molothrus
Molotov
Molotov cocktail
Molotov cocktails
Moluccas
Molucella
Molucella laevis
Molva
Molva molva
Mom
Mom and apple pie
Mombasa
Mommsen
Mommy

Literary usage of Molossidae

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1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... which is wholly Neotropical, and is especially abundant in the West Indian Islands; Molossidae, chiefly consisting of the genus Molossus; ..."

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