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false vampire

false vam·pire
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls vam-pahyuh r]
    • /fɔls ˈvæm paɪər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls vam-pahyuh r]
    • /fɔls ˈvæm paɪər/

Definitions of false vampire words

  • noun false vampire any large, carnivorous bat of the families Megadermatidae and Phyllostomatidae, of Africa, Asia, and Australia, erroneously reputed to suck the blood of animals and humans. 1
  • noun false vampire any large insectivorous bat of the family Megadermatidae, of Africa, S and SE Asia, and Australia. They eat insects and small vertebrates but do not feed on blood 0

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false vampire popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

false vampire usage trend in Literature

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