/ (ˌbɑːbəˈstɛl) /
an insectivorous forest bat, Barbastella barbastellus, widely distributed across Eurasia, having a wrinkled face and prominent ears: roosts in trees or caves
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Word Origin for barbastelle
French: from Italian barbastello, from Latin vespertilio bat; see pipistrelle
Words nearby barbastelle
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Example sentences from the Web for barbastelle
Barbastel, or Barbastelle, a bat with hairy lips (Barbastellus commūnis), a native of England.