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

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