any of several small, diurnal owls of the genus Glaucidium, that feed chiefly on insects.
- Pygmy possum
noun 1. any of various small Australasian marsupials, esp the burramys
noun 1. . noun 1. a weasel, Mustela nivalis, of northern regions, that grows to a length of about 6 inches (15 cm).
[pahy-guh-stahyl] /ˈpaɪ gəˌstaɪl/ noun, Ornithology. 1. the bone at the posterior end of the spinal column in birds, formed by the fusion of several caudal vertebrae.
[pahy-in] /ˈpaɪ ɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an albuminous constituent of pus.