See also Birds, Rodents.
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In case anyone wantsto know, here's the actual etymology:
Late 16th century: alteration, perhaps by association with medieval Latin batta, blacta, of Middle English bakke, of Scandinavian origin.
S on December 9, 2018
The Spanish word for bat, murciélago, comes from two latin words that together make "flying rat." So basically, you're right.
J'Elouw on December 9, 2018
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