Definition of noctule in English:
A large golden-brown bat native to Eurasia and North Africa with long slender wings, rounded ears, and a short muzzle.
- Nyctalus noctula, family Vespertilionidae
- In addition, the wings of the greater noctule - designed for speed - lack the maneuverability that would be required for hunting a bird in a confined nesting space.
- All free-tailed bats and two noctules reluctant to feed by themselves had to be fed by hand.
- In another European species, the noctule bat, no genetic evidence was found that could be interpreted as directional colonization and glacial-induced bottlenecks.
Definition of noctule in:
- British & World English dictionary
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