Phalangista vulpina
Vulpine Vul"pine (?; 277), a. [L. vulpinus, from vulpes a fox.] Of or pertaining to the fox; resembling the fox; foxy; cunning; crafty; artful. [1913 Webster]

{Vulpine phalangist} (Zo["o]l.), an Australian carnivorous marsupial ({Phalangista vulpina} syn. {Trichosurus vulpina}); -- called also {vulpine phalanger}, and {vulpine opossum}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Phalangista vulpina — Phalangist Pha*lan gist, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any arboreal marsupial of the genus {Phalangista}. The vulpine phalangist ({Phalangista vulpina}) is the largest species, the full grown male being about two and a half feet long. It has a large bushy tail.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trichosurus vulpina — Vulpine Vul pine (?; 277), a. [L. vulpinus, from vulpes a fox.] Of or pertaining to the fox; resembling the fox; foxy; cunning; crafty; artful. [1913 Webster] {Vulpine phalangist} (Zo[ o]l.), an Australian carnivorous marsupial ({Phalangista… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Лисица сумчатая — (Phalangista vulpina) см. Кускусы …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Сумчатая лисица — (Phalangista vulpina) см. Кускусы …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Common Brushtail Possum — Common Brushtail Possum[1] Common brushtail possums at Austins Ferry, Tasmania, Australia Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Phalangist — Pha*lan gist, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any arboreal marsupial of the genus {Phalangista}. The vulpine phalangist ({Phalangista vulpina}) is the largest species, the full grown male being about two and a half feet long. It has a large bushy tail. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trichosurus caninus — Trichosurus caninus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vulpine — Vul pine (?; 277), a. [L. vulpinus, from vulpes a fox.] Of or pertaining to the fox; resembling the fox; foxy; cunning; crafty; artful. [1913 Webster] {Vulpine phalangist} (Zo[ o]l.), an Australian carnivorous marsupial ({Phalangista vulpina} syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulpine opossum — Vulpine Vul pine (?; 277), a. [L. vulpinus, from vulpes a fox.] Of or pertaining to the fox; resembling the fox; foxy; cunning; crafty; artful. [1913 Webster] {Vulpine phalangist} (Zo[ o]l.), an Australian carnivorous marsupial ({Phalangista… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulpine phalanger — Vulpine Vul pine (?; 277), a. [L. vulpinus, from vulpes a fox.] Of or pertaining to the fox; resembling the fox; foxy; cunning; crafty; artful. [1913 Webster] {Vulpine phalangist} (Zo[ o]l.), an Australian carnivorous marsupial ({Phalangista… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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