urva

noun
ur·​va | \ u̇rˈvä, ər- \
plural -s

Definition of urva

: 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

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History and Etymology for urva

Nepali urvá, arvá

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“Urva.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urva. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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