false vampire bat

Definitions of false vampire bat
  1. noun
    any New or Old World carnivorous bat erroneously thought to suck blood but in fact feeding on insects
    synonyms: false vampire
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    types:
    Megaderma lyra, big-eared bat
    large carnivorous Old World bat with very large ears
    type of:
    leaf-nosed bat, leafnose bat
    bat having a leaflike flap at the end of the nose; especially of the families Phyllostomatidae and Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae
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