pepper-and-salt cat

noun

Definition of pepper-and-salt cat

: a small active diurnal grizzled gray mongoose (Mungos pulverulentus) of southern Africa

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so called from its color

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“Pepper-and-salt cat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pepper-and-salt%20cat. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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