Sugar squirrel


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sugar squirrel (Zoöl) an Australian flying phalanger (Belideus sciureus), having a long bushy tail and a large parachute. It resembles a flying squirrel. See Illust. under Phlanger.
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In literature:

Sugar Squirrel, Colonists of Port Jackson.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
Parts of it was sweet, though, and reminded me of a sugar squirrel turnin' the wheel of a candy cage.
"Southern Literature From 1579-1895" by Louise Manly

In news:

This "sweet little shop" is best known for its candy (and you can get sugared up here, for sure) but its selection of old-fashioned (harmonicas) and new-fangled (squirrel underpants?