Definition of flying fox noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


flying fox

BrE BrE//ˌflaɪɪŋ ˈfɒks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌflaɪɪŋ ˈfɑːks//
Wild mammals
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a large bat (= an animal like a mouse with wings) that lives in hot countries and eats fruit See related entries: Wild mammals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flying fox