of, or relating to fruit bat, Megachiroptera

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  • megachiropteran — mega·chiropteran …   English syllables

  • megachiropteran —   a.,n. (pertaining to a) fruit bat.    ♦ megachiropterous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • megachiropteran — adjective or noun see megachiroptera …   Useful english dictionary

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