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feathertail glider Syllabification: feath·er·tail glid·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfeT͟Hərtāl ˌɡlīdər/

Definition of feathertail glider in English:


An Australian pygmy possum with a flap of skin between the fore- and hind limbs for gliding, and a feathery tail.
  • Acrobates pygmaeus, family Burramyidae. Alternative name: flying mouse
Example sentences
  • Can we imagine a country without parrots, without sugar and feathertail gliders?
  • A few days ago I found the remains of a feathertail glider below a heavily flowering unknown species of blue gum in front of the house.

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