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

  Phalanger \Pha*lan"ger\, n. [Cf. F. phalanger. See Phalanx.]
     (Zool.)
     Any marsupial belonging to Phalangista, Cuscus,
     Petaurus, and other genera of the family
     Phalangistid[ae]. They are arboreal, and the species of
     Petaurus are furnished with lateral parachutes. See Flying
     phalanger, under Flying.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  phalanger
      n 1: small furry Australian arboreal marsupials having long
           usually prehensile tails [syn: phalanger, opossum,
           possum]

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