free-tailed bat

Definitions of free-tailed bat
  1. noun
    small swift insectivorous bat with leathery ears and a long tail; common in warm regions
    synonyms: freetail, freetailed bat
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    types:
    Mexican freetail bat, Tadarida brasiliensis, guano bat
    the common freetail bat of southern United States having short velvety fur; migrates southward for winter
    Tadirida femorosacca, pocketed bat, pocketed freetail bat
    small brown bat of California and northern Mexico
    type of:
    carnivorous bat, microbat
    typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution
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