Mariput
Mariput Mar"i*put (m[a^]r"[i^]*p[u^]t), n. (Zo["o]l.) A species of civet; the zoril. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(Viverra zorilla)


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  • mariput — ‖ mariput (ˈmærɪpʌt) [Native name.] The African zoril, Zorilla capensis, a small animal of the weasel family with black and white stripes. Formerly named Viverra zorilla in accordance with the erroneous notion that it was a kind of civet. 1828–32 …   Useful english dictionary

  • mariput — Zorilla o*ril la, n. [Sp. zorilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra, zorro, a fox: cf. F. zorille.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus {Ictonyx} allied to the weasels and skunks. [Written also {zoril}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mariput — n. Zoril (Viverra zorilla) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • African polecat — Zorilla o*ril la, n. [Sp. zorilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra, zorro, a fox: cf. F. zorille.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus {Ictonyx} allied to the weasels and skunks. [Written also {zoril}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cape polecat — Zorilla o*ril la, n. [Sp. zorilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra, zorro, a fox: cf. F. zorille.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus {Ictonyx} allied to the weasels and skunks. [Written also {zoril}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ictonyx zorilla — Zorilla o*ril la, n. [Sp. zorilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra, zorro, a fox: cf. F. zorille.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus {Ictonyx} allied to the weasels and skunks. [Written also {zoril}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zoril — Zorilla o*ril la, n. [Sp. zorilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra, zorro, a fox: cf. F. zorille.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus {Ictonyx} allied to the weasels and skunks. [Written also {zoril}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zorilla — o*ril la, n. [Sp. zorilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra, zorro, a fox: cf. F. zorille.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus {Ictonyx} allied to the weasels and skunks. [Written also {zoril}, and {zorille}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zorille — Zorilla o*ril la, n. [Sp. zorilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra, zorro, a fox: cf. F. zorille.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus {Ictonyx} allied to the weasels and skunks. [Written also {zoril}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zoril — n. Mariput (Viverra zorilla) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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