: 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


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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