Galidia

noun
Ga·​lid·​ia | \ gəˈlidēə \

Definition of Galidia

: a genus of Malagasy mongooses comprising a single species (G. elegans) distinguished by a black-ringed tail

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History and Etymology for Galidia

New Latin, from Greek galideus young weasel (diminutive of galeē weasel) + New Latin -ia

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“Galidia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Galidia. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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