Definition of phyllostomoid in English:

phyllostomoid

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or resembling a leaf-nosed bat of the family Phyllostomidae; specifically of or belonging to a superfamily Phyllostomoidea (now usually called Noctilionoidea) which includes this family.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From scientific Latin Phyllostomus + -oid.

Pronunciation

phyllostomoid

/fɪˈlɒstəmɔɪd/