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flying squirrel

noun

Definition of flying squirrel

  1. :  either of two small nocturnal North American squirrels (Glaucomys volans and G. sabrinus) with folds of skin connecting the forelegs and hind legs that enable it to make long gliding leaps; also :  any of various squirrels that possess a patagium



1591

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1591


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