chiropter chiropter n. [See {chiroptera}.] any mammal belonging to the order {chiroptera}; a bat.

Syn: chiropteran; bat. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chiropter — [kī räp′tər] n. [< CHIRO + Gr pteron, wing: see FEATHER] BAT2 chiropteran adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • chiropter — /kuy rop teuhr/, n. any mammal of the order Chiroptera, comprising the bats. [ < NL Chiroptera, equiv. to chiro CHIRO + Gk ptera, neut. pl. of pteros PTEROUS; so named because the wing membranes are supported by the extended digits of the… …   Universalium

  • chiropter — CHIROPTÉRE v. cheiroptere. Trimis de LauraGellner, 28.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • chiropter — chi·rop·ter …   English syllables

  • chiropter — chi•rop•ter [[t]kaɪˈrɒp tər[/t]] n. mam any mammal of the order Chiroptera, comprising the bats • Etymology: 1830–40; < NL Chiroptera=chiro chiro + Gk ptera, neut. pl. of pteros pterous chi•rop′ter•an, n. adj …   From formal English to slang

  • chiropter — /kaɪˈrɒptə/ (say kuy roptuh) noun any of the Chiroptera, the order of mammals that comprises the bats. {New Latin chiroptera, plural, from chiro chiro + Greek ptera wings} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • chiropter — ˈkīˌräptə(r),  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from Chiroptera : bat III 1 * * * /kuy rop teuhr/, n. any mammal of the order Chiroptera, comprising the bats. [ < NL Chiroptera …   Useful english dictionary

  • chiroptere — CHIROPTÉR, chiroptere, s.n. (La pl.) Ordin de mamifere cu aripi membranoase tegumentare; (şi la sg.) animal din acest ordin. – Din fr. chiroptères. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  chiroptér v. cheiropter Trimis de siveco,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Darkwing — For other uses, see Darkwing (disambiguation). Darkwing   …   Wikipedia

  • chiropteran — /kuy rop teuhr euhn/, n. 1. chiropter. adj. 2. of or pertaining to a chiropter. [1825 35; < NL Chiropter(a) (see CHIROPTER) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

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