Galleopithecus volans
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}. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flying lemur — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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