Definition of flying phalanger in English:

flying phalanger

Pronunciation /flīiNG ˈfāˌlanjər/ /flaɪɪŋ ˈfeɪˌlændʒər/ /fəˈlanjər/ /fəˈlændʒər/

noun

  • A small Australasian marsupial with a membrane between the fore- and hind limbs for gliding.

    Genera Petaurus and Petauroides, family Petauridae: five species

    • ‘Another family of Australian possums, the flying phalangers, has developed the flap of skin still further.’