from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See flying lemur.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An arboreal gliding mammal, of order Dermoptera, native to South-east Asia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A peculiar East Indian mammal (Galleopithecus volans), having along the sides, connecting the fore and hind limbs, a parachutelike membrane, by means of which it is able to make long leaps, like the flying squirrel; -- called also flying lemur.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common name for the flying-lemur, Galeopithecus volans. Called also kaguan and kubong.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. arboreal nocturnal mammal of southeast Asia and the Philippines resembling a lemur and having a fold of skin on each side from neck to tail that is used for long gliding leaps
Of Malayan origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From a Malayo-Polynesian language. (Wiktionary)