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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An ichneumon, Herpestes galera, native to Africa and Madagascar. It is reddish brown or dark brown, grizzled with white.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An ichneumon (Herpestes galera) native of Southern Africa and Madagascar. It is reddish brown or dark brown, grizzled with white. Called also vondsira, and marsh ichneumon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large, stout ichneumon of southern and western Africa, Herpestes galera, the marsh ichneumon.

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