Definition of Leaf-nosed bat

1. Noun. Bat having a leaflike flap at the end of the nose; especially of the families Phyllostomatidae and Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae.




Definition of Leaf-nosed bat

1. Noun. A bat of the family ''Phyllostomidae'', having a pointed projection on the snout. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaf-nosed Bat

leaf-book
leaf-cutter
leaf-cutter ant
leaf-cutter ants
leaf-cutter bee
leaf-cutting
leaf-cutting ant
leaf-cutting bee
leaf-foot bug
leaf-footed
leaf-footed bug
leaf-green
leaf-hopper
leaf-miner
leaf-nosed
leaf-nosed bat (current term)
leaf-nosed snake
leaf-peeper
leaf-peepers
leaf-raking
leaf-roller
leaf-rolling
leaf-scale
leaf-silver
leaf-spot
leaf-spring
leaf-storm
leaf-warbler
leaf-worm
leaf beet

Literary usage of Leaf-nosed bat

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Roosting and foraging use of proposed mine expansion sites by the long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae) and the California leaf-nosed bat (Macrotus ..."

2. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"CALIFORNIA leaf-nosed bat. Nose with an upright "leaf" of cartilege and skin; ears very large, connected at their bases; tragus slender, pointed, ..."

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