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Petar
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Petasites sagitattus
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Petasites vulgaris
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Petauristidae
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petaurist definitions

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any flying squirrel of the genus Petaurista, native to E. Asia. Etymology: Gk petauristes performer on a springboard (petauron)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Petaurist Pe*tau"rist, n. [L. petaurista a ropedancer, Gr. ?, fr. ? to dance on a rope, fr. ? a pole, a stage for ropedancers: cf. F. p['e]tauriste.] (Zo["o]l.) Any flying marsupial of the genera Petaurus, Phalangista, Acrobata, and allied genera. See Flying mouse, under Flying, and Phalangister.




 


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