Definition of Taguan

1. Noun. East Indian flying squirrel.




Definition of Taguan

1. n. A large flying squirrel (Pteromys petuarista). Its body becomes two feet long, with a large bushy tail nearly as long.

Definition of Taguan

1. Noun. flying squirrel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Taguan

1. a squirrel [n -S]

Medical Definition of Taguan

1. A large flying squirrel (Pteromys petuarista). Its body becomes two feet long, with a large bushy tail nearly as long. Origin: From the native name in the East Indies. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taguan

tagmemic
tagmemically
tagmemics
tagnicate
tagrag
tagrags
tags
tags off
tags on
tagtail
tagtails
tagua
tagua nut
tagua palm
taguan (current term)
taguans
taguas
taguicati
tah-tah
tah tah
taha
tahaleb
tahas
tahil
tahils
tahina
tahinas
tahini
tahinis

Literary usage of Taguan

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1. Winners in Life's Race, Or, The Great Backboned Family by Arabella Burton Buckley (1882)
"On the tree, the taguan* or flying squirrel, a rodent; Flying below, the Colugo.t an insectivorous animal. enemies, except some of the birds of prey and the ..."

2. List of the Specimens of Mammalia in the Collection of the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1843)
"The BRIGHT BAY taguan. PTEROMYS nitidus, Geoff. Desm. Mam. 342. ... The BLACK-EARED taguan. PTEROMYS melanotis, Gray, PZSoc. 1836, 88. ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"... or taguan i Squirrel. Petaurus (qv), commonly the Flying-Squirrel. The species are— Lesser F.-Ph.— Petaurus breviceps. Papuan Pigmy F.-Ph.— Acrobates ..."

4. Report of the Philippine Commission to the President by United States Philippine Commission, Jacob Gould Schurman, George Dewey, Elwell Stephen Otis, Charles Denby, Dean Conant Worcester (1901)
"The cove of taguan lies 7i miles southeast of Punta del Diablo (Devil's Point). ... of the cove o^ taguan, and opens eastward with good anchoring ground. ..."

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