noun Par·a·dox·urus \ˌparəˌdäkˈshu̇rəs\

Definition of Paradoxurus

  1. :  a genus of carnivorous mammals (family Viverridae) comprising the typical palm civets

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Origin and Etymology of paradoxurus

New Latin, from Greek paradoxos contrary to expectation + New Latin -urus

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a brief usually trivial fact

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