urva

noun

ur·​va
u̇rˈvä,
ər-
plural -s
: a common mongoose (Herpestes urva) of southeastern Asia having fur like that of the badger in appearance with a white stripe extending from throat to shoulder, the back grizzled black and white, and the feet and chest black

Word History

Etymology

Nepali urvá, arvá

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“Urva.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urva. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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