genus Nyctimene

noun
East Indian fruit bats
Syn: ↑Nyctimene
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Megachiroptera, ↑suborder Megachiroptera
Member Meronyms: ↑harpy, ↑harpy bat, ↑tube-nosed bat, ↑tube-nosed fruit bat

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