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Princeton's WordNet

  1. serotine, European brown bat, Eptesicus serotinusnoun

    common brown bat of Europe


  1. serotinenoun

    Any of several small bats of the genus Eptesicus

  2. serotineadjective



  1. serotine

    The serotine bat (Eptesicus serotinus), also known as the common serotine bat, big brown bat, or silky bat, is a fairly large Eurasian bat with quite large ears. It has a wingspan of around 37 cm (15 in) and often hunts in woodland. It sometimes roosts in buildings, hanging upside down, in small groups or individually. The name serotine is derived from the Latin serotinus, which means 'evening', while the generic name derives from Greek ἔπιεν and οίκος, which means 'house flyer'.


  1. serotine

    Serotine refers to a medium-sized bat species that typically emerges late in the evening, often relating to or happening in the late evening. The term is derived from the Latin word "serotinus" which means "coming late".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Serotinenoun

    the European long-eared bat (Vesperugo serotinus)

  2. Etymology: [F. srotine, fr. L. serotinus that comes or happens late.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Serotine

    ser′ō-tin, n. a small reddish vespertilionine bat. [L. serotinussero, late.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of serotine in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of serotine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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