Definition of Tube-nosed fruit bat

1. Noun. Any of various fruit bats of the genus Nyctimene distinguished by nostrils drawn out into diverging tubes.

Exact synonyms: Harpy, Harpy Bat, Tube-nosed Bat
Generic synonyms: Fruit Bat, Megabat
Group relationships: Genus Nyctimene, Nyctimene



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tube-nosed Fruit Bat

tubbed
tubber
tubbers
tubbier
tubbies
tubbiest
tubbiness
tubbinesses
tubbing
tubbings
tubbish
tubby
tube
tube-nosed bat
tube-nosed fruit bat (current term)
tube-shaped
tube-shaped structure
tube-shell
tube-steak
tube cast
tube curare
tube feeding syndrome
tube feeding syndromes
tube foot
tube sock
tube socks
tube steak
tube steaks
tube teeth

Literary usage of Tube-nosed fruit bat

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1. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"... of the most remarkable of this group is the TUBE-NOSED FRUIT-BAT, in which the nostrils are prolonged into a pair of relatively long tubes. ..."

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