Definition of Viverra
: a genus (the type of the family Viverridae) of civets comprising the common large civet (V. zibetha) of India and southeastern Asia
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Origin and Etymology of viverra
New Latin, from Latin, ferret; akin to Old English ācweorna squirrel, Old High German eihhurno, eihhorno, Old Norse īkorni, Lithuanian vaiverė̃, voverė̃ squirrel, vaiverìs male polecat, male marten, Czech vaverka squirrel
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