tangalung

noun
tan·​ga·​lung | \ təŋˈgäləŋ \
plural -s

Definition of tangalung

: a long-muzzled civet (Viverra tangalunga) that is dark gray with longitudinal black stripes more or less broken into spots and is widely distributed in the East Indies

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History and Etymology for tangalung

Malay těnggalong

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“Tangalung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tangalung. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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