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n. pl. co·lu·gos
See flying lemur.
[Of Malayan origin.]
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n, pl -gos
(Animals) another name for flying lemur
[from a native word in Malaya]
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either of two lemurlike mammals of the SE Asian genus Cynocephalus, having broad folds of skin on both sides of the body to aid in gliding from tree to tree.
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|Noun||1.||colugo - 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|
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal - mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Cynocephalus variegatus - a variety of flying lemur
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