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Noun: flying squirrel  'flI-ing'skwu-rul
  1. Nocturnal phalangers that move with gliding leaps using parachute-like folds of skin along the sides of the body
    - flying phalanger, flying opossum

Derived forms: flying squirrels

Type of: opossum [Austral, NZ], phalanger, possum

Part of: genus Petaurus, Petaurus

Encyclopedia: Flying squirrel