Definition of phascogale in English:


Line breaks: phas|cog¦ale
Pronunciation: /faˈskɒgəliː/

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  • A small arboreal flesh- and nectar-eating Australian marsupial with a pointed snout, large eyes and ears, and a bushy tail.
    • Genus Phascogale, family Dasyuridae: two species


modern Latin, from Greek phaskōlos 'purse' + galē 'weasel'.

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