from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any member of the Eupleridae.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A carnivorous mammal of the family Eupleridæ.
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Response directed at Mike: the 'fossa' I was referring to is not the osteological concavity that you are thinking of, but the Madagascan euplerid carnivoran Cryptoprocta ferox.