Definition of flying phalanger in English:

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flying phalanger


A small Australasian marsupial with a membrane between the fore- and hind limbs for gliding.
  • Genera Petaurus and Petauroides, family Petauridae: five species
Example sentences
  • Another family of Australian possums, the flying phalangers, has developed the flap of skin still further.

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Syllabification: fly·ing pha·lan·ger

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