Hipposideros

noun
horseshoe bats
Syn: ↑genus Hipposideros
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Hipposideridae, ↑family Hipposideridae
Member Meronyms: ↑horseshoe bat

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\\ˌhi(ˌ)pōsə̇ˈdirəs, -ˌsīˈd-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from hipp- + Greek sidēros iron, object made of iron
: a large genus (the type of the family Hipposideridae) of horseshoe bats comprising some 40 species and ranging from northwest Africa to the Philippines and Australia

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