Petaurista

noun
very large Asiatic flying squirrels
Syn: ↑genus Petaurista
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Petauristidae, ↑subfamily Petauristidae
Member Meronyms: ↑taguan, ↑flying marmot, ↑flying cat, ↑Petaurista petaurista

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\\ˌped.ȯˈristə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin petaurista ropedancer, from petaurum stage or springboard used by ropedancers (modification of Greek peteuron platform, roost) + -ista -ist; akin to Greek petesthai to fly — more at feather
: a genus of large Asiatic flying squirrels some of which may reach a length of 18 inches excluding the long bushy tail

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