ichneumon

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ich·neu·mon

noun \ik-ˈnü-mən, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of ICHNEUMON

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:  a mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon) of Africa, southern Europe, and southwestern Asia

Origin of ICHNEUMON

Middle English, from Latin, from Greek ichneumōn, literally, tracker, from ichneuein to track, from ichnos footprint
First Known Use: 15th century

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