linsang


lin·sang

noun \ˈlin-ˌsaŋ\

Definition of LINSANG

:  either of two small nocturnal chiefly forest-dwelling viverrid Asian mammals (Prionodon pardicolor and P. linsang) having an elongated slender muzzle and long tail; also :  a related mammal (Poiana richardsoni) of Africa

Origin of LINSANG

Javanese lingsang
First Known Use: 1821

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: linseed
Previous Word in the Dictionary: linoxyn
All Words Near: linsang

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up linsang? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).