from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A South African burrowing mammal (Suricata tetradactyla), allied to the civets. It is grayish brown, with yellowish transverse stripes on the back. Called also suricat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The African suricate, Rhyzæna tetraductyla or Suricata zenick. See cut under suricate.


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  • zen civets

    September 22, 2010