taguan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n taguan East Indian flying squirrel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Taguan (Zoöl) A large flying squirrel (Pteromys petuarista). Its body becomes two feet long, with a large bushy tail nearly as long.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n taguan One of the large Asiatic and East Indian flying-squirrels of the genus Pteromys, in a strict sense, as P. petaurista.
    • n taguan A flying-phalanger or petaurist. See cut under Petaurista.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From the native name in the East Indies