Meaning of mormoopid in English:

mormoopid

Pronunciation /ˌmɔːməʊˈɒpɪd/

noun

Zoology
  • A member of the family Mormoopidae of small insectivorous bats of North and Central America, in which the nose leaf is absent or rudimentary, and the lips are elaborate and leaf-shaped.

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, characteristic of, or designating the family Mormoopidae.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Journal of Mammalogy. From scientific Latin Mormoops, genus name + -id.