Definition of scaly-tailed squirrel in English:

scaly-tailed squirrel

noun

  • A squirrel-like rodent with horny scales on the underside of the tail, native to west and central Africa.

    Family Anomaluridae: three genera and several species, in particular the flightless scaly-tailed squirrel (Zenkerella insignis); the remainder are all flying squirrels