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 for Petaurist
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Petaurist \Pe*tau"rist\ (p[-e]*t[add]"r[i^]st), n. [L.
     petaurista a ropedancer, Gr. petayristh`s, fr. petayri`zein
     to dance on a rope, fr. pe`tayron a pole, a stage for
     ropedancers: cf. F. p['e]tauriste.] (Zool.)
     Any flying marsupial of the genera Petaurus, Phalangista,
     Acrobata, and allied genera. See Flying mouse, under
     Flying, and Phalangister.
     [1913 Webster]

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