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Definition of Tomb bat

Tomb bat
Tomb Tomb, n. [OE. tombe, toumbe, F. tombe, LL. tumba, fr. Gr. ? a tomb, grave; perhaps akin to L. tumulus a mound. Cf. Tumulus.] 1. A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher. As one dead in the bottom of a tomb. --Shak. 2. A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead. ``In tomb of marble stones.' --Chaucer. 3. A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the name and memory of the dead. Hang her an epitaph upon her tomb. --Shak. Tomb bat (Zo["o]l.), any one of species of Old World bats of the genus Taphozous which inhabit tombs, especially the Egyptian species (T. perforatus).

Meaning of Tomb bat from wikipedia

- The black-bearded tomb bat (Taphozous melanopogon) is a species of sac-winged bat. It is found in South and South East Asia. It was described as a new...
- The Mauritian tomb bat (Taphozous mauriti****) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae that is found in central and southern Africa...
- The Egyptian tomb bat (Taphozous perforatus) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae. It is a medium- to large-sized microbat with...
- Indonesian tomb bat (Taphozous achates) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae. It is found only in Indonesia. The Indonesian tomb bat was...
- Theobald's tomb bat (Taphozous theobaldi) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae. It is found in India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand...
- The long-winged tomb bat (Taphozous longim****) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae. It is found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India...
- The naked-rumped tomb bat (Taphozous nudiventris) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae. Found in northern Africa, the Middle East...
- The coastal sheath-tailed bat (Taphozous australis), or coastal tomb bat, is a species of sheath-tailed bat in the family Emballonuridae. It is found...
- Mauritian tomb bat (Taphozous mauriti****) Black-bearded tomb bat (Taphozous melanopogon) Naked-rumped tomb bat (Taphozous nudiventris) Egyptian tomb bat (Taphozous...
- Hildegarde's tomb bat (Taphozous hildegardeae) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae. It is found near the coast in Kenya and Tanzania...
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