a gliding marsupial, Acrobates pygmaeus, of Australia, growing to about the size of a mouse and having a featherlike tail.
- Also called feathertail glider.
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British Dictionary definitions for pygmy glider
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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