Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The crab-eating mongoose, Herpestes urva; an individual of the species.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The crab-eating ichneumon (Herpestes urva), native of India. The fur is black, annulated with white at the tip of each hair, and a white streak extends from the mouth to the shoulder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The crab-eating ichneumon of India, Herpestes urva, of a black color, the hairs annulated with white, and with a white stripe on the side of the head.
  • n. [capitalized] A generic name of such ichneumons, of which there are 3 Asiatic species, as U. cancrivora.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Nepali

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.