Definition of Phalangers

1. Noun. (plural of phalanger) ¹



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Definition of Phalangers

1. phalanger [n] - See also: phalanger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phalangers

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phalacrosis
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phalansterian
phalansterians
phalansteries

Literary usage of Phalangers

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1. The National Zoological Park: A Popular Account of Its Collections by Ned Hollister (1919)
"Marsupials most often seen in collections of living animals are the various species of kangaroos, wallaby, and wallaroo; the phalangers, Tasmanian devil, ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"In general structure the wombats are closely allied to the next family, the phalangers, although their exclusively terrestrial habits naturally involve ..."

3. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The phalangers are adapted for an arboreal life, and inhabit the trees of the forests of Australia and the Papuan Archipelago. They are nocturnal in habits, ..."

4. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"The very few apparent exceptions that occur to this latter position are in the presence of some specie* of phalangers in the long chain of islands that ..."

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