Definition of petaurine in English:

petaurine

Pronunciation /pɪˈtɔːrʌɪn/

noun

rare Zoology
  • A possum of the genus Petaurus or the subfamily Petaurinae.

Origin

Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). From scientific Latin Petaurus, genus name (G. Shaw Naturalist's Misc II. Plural 60; from classical Latin petaurum) + -ine.