Definition of vampire bat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


vampire bat

BrE BrE//ˈvæmpaɪə bæt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvæmpaɪər bæt//
Wild mammals
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a S American bat (= an animal like a mouse with wings) that sucks the blood of other animals See related entries: Wild mammals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: vampire bat