Definition of Daubenton's bat in English:

Daubenton's bat

Line breaks: Dau|ben|ton's bat
Pronunciation: /ˈdɔːbəntənz, dɔːˈbɛntənz/

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noun

A small brown myotis bat that typically flies low over water, found throughout Eurasia.
  • Myotis daubentonii, family Vespertilionidae

Origin

late 19th century: named after Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton (1716–1800), French naturalist and physician.

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