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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Any of various Asiatic viverrid mammals of Prionodon and related genera that resemble long-tailed cats and differ from the related civets and genets in the absence of a second upper molar.

Usage examples (3)
  • This is a very curious animal, which, like the panda and the linsang, at first misled naturalists in assigning it a place.
  • These species include many of the twenty-eight of the thirty-four squirrels known from Borneo, numerous bat species, tree shrews, slow loris, tarsier (Tarsius bancanus), grey...
  • Wild species that persist in the ecoregion's national parks include the gaur (Bos gaurus), sambar (Cervus unicolor), serow (Capricornis sumatrensis), golden cat (Felix... for more
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