Definition of mouse-eared bat in English:

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mouse-eared bat

noun

A myotis bat that has mouse-like ears and mainly brownish fur.
  • Genus Myotis, family Vespertilionidae: several species, in particular the large M. myotis, found from SW Europe to Asia Minor.
Example sentences
  • The greater mouse-eared bat is one of the largest bats in Europe, and females are larger than males.
  • The large mouse-eared bat eats insects caught in flight as well as beetles taken on the ground.
  • Only occasionally have greater mouse-eared bats been found in tree holes during hibernation.

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