Definition of Cheiroptera. Meaning of Cheiroptera. Synonyms of Cheiroptera

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Definition of Cheiroptera

Cheiroptera Chei*rop"te*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? hand + ? wing.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of mammalia, including the bats, having four toes of each of the anterior limbs elongated and connected by a web, so that they can be used like wings in flying. See Bat.

Meaning of Cheiroptera from wikipedia

- Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera. With their forelimbs adapted as wings, they are the only mammals capable of true and sustained flight. Bats are...