flying lemur

Definitions of flying lemur
  1. noun
    arboreal nocturnal mammal of southeast Asia and the Philippines resembling a lemur and having a fold of skin on each side from neck to tail that is used for long gliding leaps
    synonyms: colugo, flying cat
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    Cynocephalus variegatus
    a variety of flying lemur
    type of:
    eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal
    mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
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