Trident bat
Trident Tri"dent (tr[imac]"dent), n. [L. tridens, -entis; tri- (see {Tri-}) + dens tooth: cf. F. trident. See {Tooth}.] 1. (Class Myth.) A kind of scepter or spear with three prongs, -- the common attribute of Neptune. [1913 Webster]

2. (Rom. Antiq.) A three-pronged spear or goad, used for urging horses; also, the weapon used by one class of gladiators. [1913 Webster]

3. A three-pronged fish spear. [1913 Webster]

4. (Geom.) A curve of third order, having three infinite branches in one direction and a fourth infinite branch in the opposite direction. [1913 Webster]

{Trident bat} (Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic rhinolophid bat ({Tri[ae]nops Persicus}), having the nose membrane in the shape of a trident. [1913 Webster]


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  • Trident Bat — Taxobox name = Trident Bat status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Chiroptera familia = Hipposideridae genus = Asellia species = A. tridens binomial = Asellia tridens binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • trident bat — paprastoji aselija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Asellia tridens angl. trident bat; trident leaf nosed bat vok. Dreizackblattnase rus. обыкновенный трезубценос pranc. asellia à trois endentures… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • trident bat — noun : any of numerous African and Asiatic leaf nosed bats of Asellia and related genera distinguished by a tripartite frontal expansion of the nose leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • Percival's Trident Bat — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • East African trident bat — afrikinis kleotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cloeotis percivali angl. African trident nosed bat; East African trident bat; Percival’s trident bat; short eared trident bat rus. африканский… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Percival’s trident bat — afrikinis kleotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cloeotis percivali angl. African trident nosed bat; East African trident bat; Percival’s trident bat; short eared trident bat rus. африканский… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • short-eared trident bat — afrikinis kleotis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cloeotis percivali angl. African trident nosed bat; East African trident bat; Percival’s trident bat; short eared trident bat rus. африканский… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Persian Trident Bat — Taxobox status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 name = Persian Trident Bat regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Chiroptera subordo = Microchiroptera familia = Rhinolophidae subfamilia = Hipposiderinae genus = Triaenops… …   Wikipedia

  • Stoliczka's Trident Bat — Taxobox name = Stoliczka s Trident Bat status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Chiroptera familia = Hipposideridae genus = Aselliscus species = A. stoliczkanus binomial = Aselliscus… …   Wikipedia

  • Temminck's Trident Bat — Taxobox name = Temminck s Trident Bat status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Chiroptera familia = Hipposideridae genus = Aselliscus species = A. tricuspidatus binomial = Aselliscus… …   Wikipedia

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