from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various snub-nosed bats of the family Molossidae of warm regions worldwide, having brown, gray, or black fur.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A molossoid or bulldog-bat; a member of the Molossinæ: so called from its physiognomy. See Molossinæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a soft-furred chocolate-brown bat with folded ears and small wings; often runs along the ground


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