free-tailed bat
noun Date: 1895 any of a family (Molossidae) of bats characterized by a tail that projects beyond the posterior part of the flight membrane and found in warm regions of the world

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  • free-tailed bat — /free tayld / any of various small, swift, insect eating bats of the family Molossidae, common in warm climates, having thick, leathery ears and a tail that projects well beyond the tail membrane. * * * Any of about 90 species of bats (family… …   Universalium

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  • free-tailed bat — noun small swift insectivorous bat with leathery ears and a long tail; common in warm regions • Syn: ↑freetail, ↑freetailed bat • Hypernyms: ↑carnivorous bat, ↑microbat • Hyponyms: ↑guano bat, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • European Free-tailed Bat — Taxobox name = European Free tailed Bat status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Chiroptera familia = Molossidae genus = Tadarida species = T. teniotis binomial = Tadarida teniotis… …   Wikipedia

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