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any phalanger of the genus Pseudocheirus, having the prehensile tail curled into a ring.
Also called ringsail. Nautical. a narrow studdingsail set abaft a gaff sail, especially a spanker, upon spears extending beyond the gaff and boom.
Also called ring-tailed cat another name for cacomistle
(Austral) Also called ringtail possum. any of several possums having curling prehensile tails used to grasp branches while climbing


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