taguan


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taguan

(ˈtæɡˌwæn)
n
(Animals) a large nocturnal flying squirrel, Petaurista petaurista, of high forests in the East Indies that uses its long tail as a rudder
[C19: its Filipino name]
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Noun1.taguan - East Indian flying squirreltaguan - East Indian flying squirrel    
Asiatic flying squirrel - nocturnal rodent of Asia having furry folds of skin between forelegs and hind legs enabling it to move by gliding leaps
genus Petaurista, Petaurista - very large Asiatic flying squirrels
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She said the project will have activity nodes for piko (hop pod), patintero (base pod), taguan (maze pod), tumbang preso (treble pod with a giant pamato), and holen (marble pod).
The artworks auctioned off earlier depicted childhood games such as spinning tops (turumpo), hide-and-seek (taguan), checkers (dama) and shooting marbles (holen).
For her, traditional Filipino games are great fun: patintero, piko, tumbang preso, taguan, Chinese garter, jak en poy.
Tracks like "Taguan," "Oks Lang," and "Di Ako Fboy" gathered enough steam through the strength of John's strong following online.