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  • n. Several species of dwarf mongoose in genus Crossarchus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A carnivorous animal (Crossarchus obscurus) of tropical Africa. It its allied to the civets. Called also kusimansel, and mangue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small West African civet-cat, Crossarchus obscurus.


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