Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A flying squirrel (Sciuropterus volans) native to Northern Europe and Siberia; the minene.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flying squirrel (Sciuropterus volans) native of Northern Europe and Siberia; -- called also minene.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The small flying-squirrel of Europe and Asia, a species of the genus Sciuropterus. Also palatouche.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, N.Y., warmed everyone's hearts by greeting the audience with a "good evening" every time he stepped to the microphone, but he was ousted by the word "polatouche."

    Pa. girl wins Bee with 'cymotrichous'

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