Definition of Leadbeater's possum in English:

Leadbeater's possum

noun

  • A small grey and white Australian possum, living only in high-altitude eucalyptus forests in eastern Victoria, where it feeds on gum.

    • ‘The petaurids include the striped possum, Leadbeater's possum, and wrist-winged gliders.’

Origin

Named after John Leadbeater ( c. 1832–88), Australian taxidermist.

Pronunciation:

Leadbeater's possum

/ˈlɛdbɛtəz/