flying lemur


flying lemur

noun

Definition of FLYING LEMUR

:  either of two East Indian or Philippine arboreal nocturnal mammals (Cynocephalus volans and C. variegatus) that are about the size of a cat, that make long gliding leaps using a broad fold of skin on each side attached to and extending between the limbs, and that are placed in a separate order (Dermoptera)

First Known Use of FLYING LEMUR

1883

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