petaurist

/ (pəˈtɔːrɪst) /

noun

another name for flying phalanger

Nearby words

  1. petalous,
  2. petaluma,
  3. petard,
  4. petasos,
  5. petasus,
  6. petavius,
  7. petcock,
  8. pete,
  9. petechia,
  10. petechial

Word Origin for petaurist

C20: from Latin petaurista tightrope walker

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