Galictis

noun

Ga·​lic·​tis
gəˈliktə̇s
in some classifications
: a genus of Mustelidae comprising the grison and the tayra of South America

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek galē weasel + iktis yellow-breasted marten

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“Galictis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Galictis. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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