Definition of pteropine in English:

pteropine

Pronunciation /ˈtɛrəpʌɪn/

adjective

rare Zoology
  • Of or relating to the genus Pteropus of Old World fruit bats (family Pteropodidae), which comprises the flying foxes.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Pteropus + -ine, originally after scientific Latin Pteropina, former tribe name.