palm civet

noun
variants: or less commonly palm cat

Definition of palm civet

: any of various arboreal civets: such as
a : any of several black-spotted or black-striped yellowish gray or brownish gray civets of Paradoxurus or related genera that are widely distributed in southeastern Asia and the East Indies
b : an African civet of the genus Nandinia

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“Palm civet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palm%20civet. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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