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American flying squirrel

Definition of the noun american flying squirrel

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noun

  1. New World flying squirrels

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Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

petaurus volucella, the American flying squirrel, is of a brownish color on the upper parts; the belly white, tinged with yellow; the tail is flattened, broadest at the middle, and ends in a point. This species is easily tamed ; it is about five inches ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

is a native of the forests in the colder parts of Europe and Asia; Fly-trap Fog-signals tho American flying squirrel (P. volu- cclla) is.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Volans Americanus, Ray ; American Flying Squirrel. About five inches in length, and the tail four inches, pointed at its tip, and with the hairs longest in the middle; general colour above brownish; middle of the belly white, and the sides hoary.

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

North American flying squirrel. Varying bare.

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Volans Americanus, Ray; American Flying Squirrel. About five inches in length, and the tail four inches, pointed at its tip, and with the hairs longest in the middle ; general colour above brownish; middle of the belly white, and the sides hoary.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia ... (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

North American flying squirrel. Varying hare. Alpine hare. Polar hare. American hare. Elk, and various moose deer. Rein deer. American stag. A new species. Ditto. Tailless roe. Roe P Pong-horned antelope. Tibetian musk. Domestic goat.

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

American flying squirrel (Sciuropterus volans) is one of the most ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge

petaurus volucella, the American flying squirrel, is of a brownish color on the upper parts ; the belly white, tinged with yellow ; the tail is flattened, broadest at the middle, and ends in a point. This species is easily tamed ; it is about five inches ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandize, and Nomenclature in All European Languages, for the Use of Counting-Houses. 4. Ed (1815)

by C ..... H ..... Kauffmann

The American flying squirrel is much less than the European, being not above five inches ...

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