from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The north African comb-rat, Ctenodactylus massoni.


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  • America, says Mrs. Hassid, who is now 80 years old and lives with her oldest son and his family, has been good for gundi.

    One Big Table

  • Other common mammal species include the Atlas gundi (Ctenodactylus gundi) and the Sahara gundi (Ctenodactylus vali).

    North Saharan steppe and woodlands

  • Locally threatened species include the rock hyrax (Procavia capensis) and the gundi (Ctenodactylus vali).

    West Saharan montane xeric woodlands

  • Locally threatened species include Saharan gundi mouse Ctenodactylus vali and rock hyrax Procavia capensis.

    Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Algeria

  • These include fat sand rats (Psammomys obesus and Psammomys vexillaris), which are adapted to feed on the leaves and stems of salty succulents, as well as other desert-adapted species such as Meriones shawi, M. crassus, Jaculus jaculus, J. orientalis, Massoutiera mzabi, Ctenodactylus vali, C. gundi, and Pachyuromys duprasi.

    Saharan halophytics

  • As Roper's ears shot forward and he turned aside towards a clump of thick-set bushes, Dan chuckled in expectation, but all Roper found was a newly deserted gundi camp, and fresh tracks travelling eastwards -- tracks left during the night -- after our arrival at the river, of course.

    We of the Never-Never

  • Daun gundi or tabung bru (Nepenthes destillatoria) can scarcely be termed a flower, but is a very extraordinary climbing plant.

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

  • During Passover when chickpeas, beans and lentils are considered off-limits, many Iranian Jews in Los Angeles replace the gundi with matzo balls.

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  • The second generation of Iranian Jews in California takes shortcuts, like using commercial gundi mixes.

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  • "I wouldn't tell her, but I buy prepared gundi, which I swear is as good as my mom's," Mrs. Nazarian said.

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