from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of carnivorous marsupials of the family Dasyuridæ and subfamily Dasyurinæ, formerly united with Dasyurus, containing the Tasmanian devil, or ursine dasyure, S. ursinus, a stout heavy animal about as large as a badger, of blackish color with some white marks, remarkable for its ferocious and intractable disposition.

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  • n. Tasmanian devil


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