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ichneumon

noun ich·neu·mon \ik-ˈnü-mən, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of ICHNEUMON

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