Definition of Harpy bat

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harpy Bat

harpooners
harpooning
harpoons
harpress
harps
harpsichon
harpsichons
harpsichord
harpsichordist
harpsichordists
harpsichordlike
harpsichords
harpulla
harpullia
harpy
harpy bat (current term)
harpy eagle
harpy eagles
harpyish
harpylike
harquebus
harquebuse
harquebuses
harquebusier
harquebusiers
harquebusses
harquebuze
harquebuzes
harr
harrage

Literary usage of Harpy bat

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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"This is their form on the celebrated Harpy tomb from Xan- thus in the British Museum. harpy bat. Two different kinds of bats arc called 'harpies. ..."

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