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  • n. A small animal of Java (Paradoxirus fasciatus), allied to the civets. It swallows, but does not digest, large quantities of ripe coffee berries, thus serving to disseminate the coffee plant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small animal of Java (Paradoxirus fasciatus), allied to the civets. It swallows, but does not digest, large quantities of ripe coffee berries, thus serving to disseminate the coffee plant; hence it is called also coffee rat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A viverroid mammal of the genus Paradoxurus, P. hermaphroditus (also called P. musanga; P. typus, and P. fasciatus), occurring throughout the countries east of the Bay of Bengal — Burma, Siam, the Malay peninsula, Sumatra, Java, and Borneo.

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Examples

  • Berark Tadem, the head of the Kampung Singai, noted that the 'musang' culture is an innate character of the Ba'Kelalan people in working their paddy fields.

    My Sinchew -

  • Kata Gushi, tu hewan bukan musang melainkan anjing,, tapi Hacchan yakin itu musang.

    mayoineko Diary Entry

  • Of the Digitigrada there are the otter or water-dog, the musang and climbing musang, the civet cat, the royal tiger, the spotted black tiger, in whose glossy raven-black coat the characteristic markings are seen in certain lights; the tiger cat, the leopard, the Java cat, and four or five others.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • In general appearance the musang resembles the civet, and it has in some species a sub-caudal glandular fold which contains a secretion, but without the musky odour of civet.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • Its habits are in great measure those of the common musang, though it is probably more carnivorous; it will, however, eat fruit.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • Polecat, musang (Viverra fossa, or a new species).

    The History of Sumatra Containing An Account Of The Government, Laws, Customs And Manners Of The Native Inhabitants

  • Hanya manusia yang bodoh dan jahil akan percaya pada si musang ini.

    Planet Malaysia

  • Tanpa melengahkan masa dan tepat pada masanya akhirnya musang ini keluar dan membawa imej sebagai bomba.

    Planet Malaysia

  • Kesemua percaturan Ka Ting sudah dibongkar dan jika selepas ini penyokong Soi Lek dan Tee Keat masih buta untuk mengetahui siapa sebenarnya api dalam sekam, musuh dalam selimut, gunting dibawah tikar, musang berwajah sembilan dan musuh sebenar anda berdua memang wajib kamu berdua kalah dalam pemilihan.

    Planet Malaysia

  • A long time ago, he says, a pair of twin foxes (or musang in Malay) roving outside a cave spotted a beautiful cockerel.

    nst online

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