Definition of phyllostomatid in US English:

phyllostomatid

noun

Zoology
  • = phyllostomid.

adjective

Zoology
  • = phyllostomid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From scientific Latin Phyllostomatidae, family name, alteration of Phyllostomidae: see -id. Compare scientific Latin Phyllostomata, former family name.

Pronunciation

phyllostomatid

/ˌfɪləʊˈstəʊmətɪd/