Definition of Petaurista

1. Noun. Very large Asiatic flying squirrels.

Exact synonyms: Genus Petaurista
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Petauristidae, Subfamily Petauristidae
Member holonyms: Flying Cat, Flying Marmot, Petaurista Petaurista, Taguan



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petaurista

Pescara
Pesh Merga
Peshawar
Pestalozzian
Pestalozzianism
Pestalozzians
Pet.
Petasites
Petasites fragrans
Petasites hybridus
Petasites sagitattus
Petasites vulgaris
Petaurist
Petaurista (current term)
Petaurista petaurista
Petauristidae
Petaurists
Petaurus
Pete Seeger
Peter's gland
Peter's pence
Peter Abelard
Peter Alexander Ustinov
Peter Behrens
Peter Carl Faberge
Peter Carl Goldmark
Peter Cooper

Literary usage of Petaurista

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Hand-book to the Primates by Henry Ogg Forbes (1897)
"The members of this group have a distinct nose-spot of white, red, or blue. I. THE LESSER WHITE-NOSED GUENON CERCOPITHECUS Petaurista. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"P. Peronii (Peron's Petaurista). Body brown above, white beneath ; parachute above brown, varied with gray, legs white ; end of tail white. ..."

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