teledu

noun
tel·​e·​du | \ ˈtel|əˌdü \
plural -s

Definition of teledu

: a small carnivorous mammal (Mydaus meliceps) of the mountains of Java and Sumatra resembling the badger and like the skunk secreting an offensive fluid which it can expel a short distance and being blackish brown with a yellowish white stripe down the back

called also Javanese skunk

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History and Etymology for teledu

Malay tĕledu

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“Teledu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teledu. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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