Definition of tuan in English:

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tuan

Pronunciation: /ˈtjuːən/

noun

Another term for phascogale.
Example sentences
  • In Victoria they are known as Tuan while in Western Australia they are also called Common Wambengers.
  • The Brush-tailed Phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa), also known as the Tuan, is a small, nocturnal, arboreal, carnivorous marsupial.

Origin

Mid 19th century: an Aboriginal word.

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