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Noun: vampire bat
  1. Any of various tropical American bats of the family Desmodontidae that bite mammals and birds to feed on their blood
    - true vampire bat

Derived forms: vampire bats

Type of: carnivorous bat, microbat

Part of: Desmodontidae, family Desmodontidae

Encyclopedia: Vampire bat