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pip·i·strellealso pip·i·strel (pĭp′ĭ-strĕl′, pĭp′ĭ-strĕl′)
Any of various small insectivorous bats, especially of the genera Pipistrellus and Hypsugo, found throughout the world.
[French, from Italian pipistrello, bat, alteration of Old Italian vipistrello, from Latin vespertiliō; see vespertilionid.]
(Animals) any of numerous small brownish insectivorous bats of the genus Pipistrellus, occurring in most parts of the world: family Vespertilionidae
[C18: via French from Italian pipistrello, from Latin vespertīliō a bat, from vesper evening, because of its nocturnal habits]
pipistrelle[ˌpɪpɪˈstrel] N → pipistrelo m
n → Zwergfledermaus f