Leaf-nosed Leaf"-nosed`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Having a leaflike membrane on the nose; -- said of certain bats, esp. of the genera {Phyllostoma} and {Rhinonycteris}. See {Vampire}. [1913 Webster]

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  • leaf-nosed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having a leaflike membrane or plate on the nose used especially of bats of the families Phyllostomatidae, Rhinolophidae, and Hipposideridae * * * leafˈ nosed adjective Having a leaflike structure on the nose, as certain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaf-nosed — adjective Having an projection resembling a leaf on the nose …   Wiktionary

  • Leaf-nosed Lizard — Conservation status Endangered (IUCN 2 …   Wikipedia

  • Leaf-nosed bat — Taxobox name = Leaf nosed bats image width = 240px image caption = Macrotus waterhousii , Cartwright Cave, Long Island, Bahamas regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Chiroptera familia = Phyllostomidae familia authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • leaf-nosed bat — /leef nohzd / any of various New and Old World bats, as of the families Phyllostomatidae, Rhinolophidae, and Hipposideridae, having a leaflike flap of skin at the tip of the nose. [1865 70] * * * ▪ mammal       any of almost 250 species of New… …   Universalium

  • leaf-nosed bats — balnanosiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 46 rūšys. Paplitimo arealas – Afrika, Madagaskaras, didžioji Azijos dalis ir toliau į r. iki Filipinų ir Saliamono salų, Australija ir Naujųjų Hebridų… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • leaf-nosed bats — pasagnosiniai šikšnosparniai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas šeima apibrėžtis Šeimoje 1 gentis. Kūno ilgis – 35 110 mm, kūno masė – 4 40 g. atitikmenys: lot. Rhinolophidae angl. horseshoe bats; horseshoe nosed bats; leaf… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • leaf-nosed bat — noun bat having a leaflike flap at the end of the nose; especially of the families Phyllostomatidae and Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae • Syn: ↑leafnose bat • Hypernyms: ↑carnivorous bat, ↑microbat • Hyponyms: ↑macrotus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaf-nosed snake — ▪ reptile       any of four species of small burrowing snakes of the family Colubridae that have the nose shield enlarged and flattened, with free edges. Several subspecies of each also exist. The two members of the genus Phyllorhynchus are found …   Universalium

  • leaf-nosed bat — noun A bat of the family Phyllostomidae, having a pointed projection on the snout …   Wiktionary

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