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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any flying marsupial of the genera Petaurus, Phalangista, Acrobata, and allied genera. See Flying mouse, under flying, and phalangister.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A flying-phalanger, flying-opossum, Australian flying-squirrel, or acrobat: any member of the old genus Petaurus, or modern subfamily Petaurinæ.


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