Anomalurus

noun

Anom·​a·​lu·​rus
əˌnäməˈlu̇rəs
: a genus (the type of the family Anomaluridae) of sciuromorph rodents comprising the scaletails and resembling flying squirrels but having scaly tails used in climbing

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from anomal- + -urus

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anomalurus was in 1843

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“Anomalurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anomalurus. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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