Definition of Leisler's bat in English:

Leisler's bat

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Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪzləz/

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  • A small blackish bat related to the noctule, found from Europe and North Africa to central Asia.
    • Nyctalus leisleri, family Vespertilionidae


early 20th century: named after T. P. Leisler, 19th-century German zoologist.

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