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    • the Vampyrus spectrum of south usa, previously mistakenly…
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false vampire definition

  • adjective:
    • the Vampyrus spectrum of south usa, previously mistakenly designed to have blood-sucking habits; -- called additionally vampire, and ghost vampire. The original blood-sucking bats participate in the genera Desmodus and Diphylla. See Vampire.
    • the Vampyrus spectral range of South America, previously mistakenly supposed to have blood-sucking habits; -- labeled as additionally vampire, and ghost vampire. The actual blood-sucking bats belong to the genera Desmodus and Diphylla. See Vampire.
    • the Vampyrus spectrum of south usa, formerly erroneously supposed to have blood-sucking practices; -- called also vampire, and ghost vampire. The actual blood-sucking bats fit in with the genera Desmodus and Diphylla. See Vampire.
  • noun:
    • any brand new or Old World carnivorous bat erroneously considered to suck bloodstream however in reality feeding on pests
    • any New or Old World carnivorous bat mistakenly thought to draw bloodstream but in reality feeding on insects
    • any New or old-world carnivorous bat erroneously thought to pull blood but in reality feeding on pests
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