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Any of various fruit bats chiefly of the genus Pteropus, having a foxlike muzzle and small, pointed ears.
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1. (Animals) any large fruit bat, esp any of the genus Pteropus of tropical Africa and Asia: family Pteropodidae
2. (General Engineering) Austral and NZ a cable mechanism used for transportation across a river, gorge, etc
3. a cable mechanism ridden for fun at an adventure playground, etc
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any large fruit bat of the genus Pteropus, principally of SE Asia, Australia, and oceanic islands.
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|Noun||1.||flying fox - large bat with a head that resembles the head of a fox|
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flying foxn → pteropo
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