vespertilionine

vespertilionine
vespertilionid /ves'peuhr til"ee euh nid/, n., adj.
/ves'peuhr til"ee euh nuyn', -nin/, adj.
of or pertaining to the bats of the subfamily Vespertilioninae, common in temperate regions and including most familiar species.
[1870-75; < NL Vespertilionae, equiv. to Vespertilion-, s. of Vespertilio a genus (L vespertilio bat, deriv. of vesper evening; see VESPER) + -inae -INAE]

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См. также в других словарях:

  • Vespertilionine — Ves per*til i*o nine, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Vespertiliones. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vespertilioniné — Vespertilioninae Vespertilioninés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • vespertilionine — /vɛspəˈtɪliənaɪn/ (say vespuh tileeuhnuyn), / nən/ (say nuhn) adjective of or relating to the bats of the subfamily Vespertilioninae, common in temperate regions. {Latin vespertīlio bat + ine1} –vespertilionid, noun, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • vespertilionine — vespertilionid /ves peuhr til ee euh nid/, n., adj. /ves peuhr til ee euh nuyn , nin/, adj. of or pertaining to the bats of the subfamily Vespertilioninae, common in temperate regions and including most familiar species. [1870 75; NL… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pip|is|trelle — pip|is|trel or pip|is|trelle «PIHP uh STREHL», noun. any one of a group of small brown or grayish bats, especially one found in the eastern United States and Mexico. ╂[< French pipistrelle < Italian pipistrello, variant of vespertilio <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pip|is|trel — or pip|is|trelle «PIHP uh STREHL», noun. any one of a group of small brown or grayish bats, especially one found in the eastern United States and Mexico. ╂[< French pipistrelle < Italian pipistrello, variant of vespertilio < Latin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pipistrelle — /pip euh strel , pip euh strel /, n. any of numerous insectivorous bats of the genus Pipistrellus, esp. P. pipistrellus of Europe and Asia. [1775 85; < F < It pipistrello, var. of VIPISTRELLO L vespertilion (s. of vespertilio) bat. See… …   Universalium


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