Acrobates

noun
a genus of Phalangeridae
Syn: ↑genus Acrobates
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Phalangeridae, ↑family Phalangeridae
Member Meronyms: ↑flying mouse

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\\əˈkräbəˌtēz\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek akrobatēs acrobat
: a genus of very small Australian marsupials having flattened tails and the lateral skin of the body extended into a supporting membrane like that of the flying squirrel and used similarly in gliding — see flying phalanger

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