Definition of hairless bat in English:

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hairless bat


An almost hairless black free-tailed bat found in SE Asia.
  • Genus Cheiromeles, family Molossidae: two species, in particular C. torquatus.
Example sentences
  • One species - the hairless bat, genus Cheiromeles - is, as its name implies, effectively devoid of fur.
  • Its head was like that of a hairless bat, with the curling yellowed horns of a large ram dominating the skull.
  • One group of bats in this family is called the hairless bats because their hair is so short that the animal appears to be naked.

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