Dermaptera
Dermoptera Der*mop"te*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? skin + ? wing.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The division of insects which includes the earwigs ({Forticulid[ae]}). [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A group of lemuroid mammals having a parachutelike web of skin between the fore and hind legs, of which the colugo ({Galeopithecus}) is the type. See {Colugo}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) An order of Mammalia; the {Chiroptera}. [Written also {Dermaptera}, and {Dermatoptera}.] [1913 Webster]


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