either of two lemurlike mammals, Cynocephalus variegatus, of southeastern Asia and the East Indies, or C. volans, of the Philippines, having broad folds of skin on both sides of the body to aid in gliding from tree to tree: now rare.
either of the two arboreal mammals of the genus Cynocephalus, family Cynocephalidae, and order Dermoptera, of S and SE Asia. They resemble lemurs but have a fold of skin between the limbs enabling movement by gliding leaps Also called colugo
noun 1. . noun 1. any lizard of the genus Draco, of S and SE Asia, having an extensible fold of skin on each side of the body, used to make gliding leaps: family Agamidae (agamas)
noun 1. a vehicle that sustains itself in and propels itself through the air; an airplane, helicopter, glider, or the like.
noun, Nautical. 1. the act of mooring a vessel between two anchors, the first dropped while the vessel is under way.
noun 1. Wrestling. a method of attack in which a wrestler grasps the wrist of the opponent, turns in the opposite direction, and throws the opponent over the shoulder and down. 2. . noun 1. a wrestling throw in which a wrestler seizes his opponent’s arm or head (flying head mare) and turns to throw […]