colugo
noun (plural -gos) Etymology: perhaps from a language of the Philippines Date: 1702 flying lemur

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  • colugo — COLÚGO s. m. animal arboricol, erbivor, nocturn, din pădurile Indoneziei, cu o membrană care uneşte membrele cu capul şi coada, permiţând să planeze ca o paraşută, de la un arbore la altul. (<amer. colugo) Trimis de raduborza, 15.12.2005.… …   Dicționar Român

  • 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

  • colugo — [kə lo͞o′gō] n. FLYING LEMUR …   English World dictionary

  • Colugo — Colugos[1] Temporal range: Late Paleocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Colugo — Riesengleiter Malaien Gleitflieger (Cynocephalus variegatus) Systematik Klasse: Säugetiere (Mammalia) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Colugo — Dermoptera  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Dermaptera …   Wikipédia en Français

  • colugo — /keuh looh goh/, n., pl. colugos. See flying lemur. [1885 90; < NL, first recorded as colago (1702) and alleged to be < Bisayan] * * * …   Universalium

  • colugo — noun /kəˈluːɡoʊ/ An arboreal gliding mammal, of order Dermoptera, native to South east Asia. Syn: flying lemur …   Wiktionary

  • colugo — flying lemur Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • colugo — [kə lu:gəʊ] noun (plural colugos) another term for flying lemur. Origin C18: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

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