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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a tubular nose.

Usage examples (10)
  • This is the tube-nosed insectivorous bat Murina florium, considered to be the "rarest mammal recorded alive in Australia".
  • The lesser tube-nosed bat (Nyctimene draconilla) and greater sheath-tailed bat (Emballonura furax) are considered vulnerable.
  • Two of these species are globally threatened: the vulnerable Seram flying-fox (Pteropus ocularis) and lesser tube-nosed fruit bat (Nyctimene minutus).
  • Of these endemic and near-endemic species, the Fijian blossom-bat (Notopteris macdonaldi) and Banks flying-fox (Pteropus fundatus) are considered vulnerable, and the Nend√∂... for more
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