fruit bat

Definitions of fruit bat
  1. noun
    large Old World bat of warm and tropical regions that feeds on fruit
    synonyms: megabat
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    flying fox
    large bat with a head that resembles the head of a fox
    Pteropus capestratus
    a variety of fruit bat
    Pteropus hypomelanus
    a variety of fruit bat
    harpy, harpy bat, tube-nosed bat, tube-nosed fruit bat
    any of various fruit bats of the genus Nyctimene distinguished by nostrils drawn out into diverging tubes
    Cynopterus sphinx
    a variety of fruit eating bat
    type of:
    bat, chiropteran
    nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
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