pen-tail

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pen-tail brown tree shrew having a naked tail bilaterally fringed with long stiff hairs on the distal third; of Malaysia
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Usage

In literature:

My pen is poor my ink is pale my hand shakes like a little dog's tail.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
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In news:

This Malaysian pen-tailed tree shrew could drink the most annoying drunken fratboys under the table.
For the last 55 million years, the pen-tailed shrew has survived on a diet consisting of beer.
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