scaletail

noun
variants: or less commonly scale-tailed squirrel \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗-​ \

Definition of scaletail

: a rodent of the genus Anomalurus having horny scales under the base of the tail

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“Scaletail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scaletail. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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