from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See ratel.
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- n. Mellivora capensis, a badger-like mustelid native to Africa, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the ratel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ratel, Mellivora ratellus: so called from its fondness for honey.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. nocturnal badger-like carnivore of wooded regions of Africa and southern Asia
From honey + badger, referring to its liking for honey. (Wiktionary)