Definition of pteropid in English:

pteropid

adjective

Zoology
  • = pteropodid.

noun

Zoology
  • = pteropodid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Cassell's Natural History. From Pteropus + -id, after scientific Latin Pteropidae, family name. With the use as noun compare French ptéropide, noun.

Pronunciation

pteropid

/təˈrəʊpɪd//ˈtɛrəpɪd/