from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various large nocturnal arboreal civets of the subfamily Paradoxurinae of Asia, especially Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, having gray or black fur and a long dark tail.
  • noun A mammal (Nandinia binotata) of the family Nandiniidae of eastern Africa, having spotted fur and a long tail and resembling a civet.

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  • noun spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indies


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