One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of or relating to the genus Pteropus of Old World fruit bats (family Pteropodidae), which comprises the flying foxes.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. From Pteropus + -ine, originally after scientific Latin Pteropina, former tribe name.
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