noun plural -cuses
Word Origin for cuscus
Examples from the Web for cuscus
The hunters soon returned, bringing with them a tree kangaroo and a cuscus, with several large bats.
Macco quickly climbed the tree, and reached a branch just above the cuscus.
And we obtained two fine live opossums, of a rare and singular kind (Cuscus maculatus) for an axe apiece.Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1.|John MacGillivray
On examining our larder, we found that the flesh of the cuscus was still perfectly fresh.
My native companions during my excursions rarely returned to their homes without bringing back an opossum (Cuscus).The Solomon Islands and Their Natives|H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy