flying fox

A pair of flying foxes.


  • A large Australasian bat, of the genera Pteropus or Acerodon (genus) in the family Pteropodidae, having a fox-like face.
  • Any bat of the family Pteropodidae (see Usage notes).
  • The cyprinid fish Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus (species).
  • A device consisting of a chair suspended on a pulley, and running along a length of cable, used for transporting across ravines etc.

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