• WordNet 3.6
    • n Lasiurus a genus of Vespertilionidae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lasiurus A genus of American chiropters of the family Vespertilionidæ; the red bats. In typical species the back of the inter-femoral membrane is densely furry. The common New York or red bat is L. noveboracensis; the hoary bat is L. cinereus or pruinosus. See cut under bat.
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