Phalangister
Phalangister Phal`an*gis"ter, Phalangistine Phal`an*gis"tine, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Phalangist}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Phalangistine — Phalangister Phal an*gis ter, Phalangistine Phal an*gis tine, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Phalangist}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parachute — Par a*chute (p[a^]r [.a]*sh[=oo]t or p[a^]r [.a]*sh[udd]t), n. [F., fr. parer to ward off, guard + chute a fall. See {Parry}, and {Chute}, {Chance}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A device made of a piece of cloth, usually silk, attached to multiple chords… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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