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colugo


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colugo  \Co*lu"go\,  n.  [Prob.  an  aboriginal  name.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  peculiar  East  Indian  mammal  ({Galleopithecus  volans}), 
  having  along  the  sides,  connecting  the  fore  and  hind  limbs,  a 
  parachutelike  membrane,  by  means  of  which  it  is  able  to  make 
  long  leaps,  like  the  flying  squirrel;  --  called  also  {flying 
  lemur}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colugo 
  n  :  arboreal  nocturnal  mammal  of  southeast  Asia  and  the 
  Philippines  resembling  a  lemur  and  having  a  fold  of  skin 
  on  each  side  from  neck  to  tail  that  is  used  for  long 
  gliding  leaps  [syn:  {flying  lemur},  {flying  cat}] 




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