from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A small quadruped of Bengal (Paradoxurus bondar), allied to the genet; -- called also musk cat.


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  • Bandar ` rhesus monkey 'and bondar ` palm civet,' for example, both derive from bada or badar ` monkey, 'while baniya ` merchant' is the Hindi antecedent of both banyan ` tree 'and bunnia

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVIII No 1


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