pygmy glider


noun

a gliding marsupial, Acrobates pygmaeus, of Australia, growing to about the size of a mouse and having a featherlike tail.

Nearby words

  1. pygmaean,
  2. pygmalion,
  3. pygmalionism,
  4. pygmy,
  5. pygmy chimpanzee,
  6. pygmy hippopotamus,
  7. pygmy owl,
  8. pygmy possum,
  9. pygostyle,
  10. pyin

Also called feathertail glider.

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British Dictionary definitions for pygmy glider

pygmy glider

noun

a small arboreal marsupial, Acrobates pygmaeus, of Australia and New Guinea moving with gliding leaps using folds of skin between the hind limbs and forelimbs
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