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tube-nosed

[toob-nohzed, tyoob-]
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  1. having a long, tubelike beak or snout.
  2. (of a petrel or similar bird) having extended tubelike nostrils.
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  • This large species of tube-nosed bat has at least four subspecies, one of which (N. major scitulus) is endemic to the Solomons.

    Systematics of Megachiropteran Bats in the Solomon Islands

    Carleton J. Phillips