chiropteran

[kahy-rop-ter-uh n]
adjective
  1. of or relating to a chiropter.

Origin of chiropteran

1825–35; < New Latin Chiropter(a) (see chiropter) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for chiropteran

chiropteran

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Chiroptera, an order of placental mammals comprising the bats
noun
  1. Also called: chiropter (kaɪˈrɒptə) a bat
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