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 for ((Pieropus vulgaris
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Roussette \Rous*sette"\, n. [F.; -- so called in allusion to the
     color. See Russet.]
     1. (Zool.) A fruit bat, especially the large species
        ({Pieropus vulgaris) inhabiting the islands of the Indian
        ocean. It measures about a yard across the expanded wings.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) Any small shark of the genus Scyllium; -- called
        also dogfish. See Dogfish.
        [1913 Webster]

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