Crossarchus fasciatus
Mongoose Mon"goose, Mongoos Mon"goos, n.; pl. {Mongooses} 1. (Zo["o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes griseus}), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose ({Crossarchus fasciatus}). [Written also {mungoose}, {mungoos}, {mungous}.] [1913 Webster]

2. [Tamil manegos.] A Madagascan lemur ({Lemur mongos}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Herpestes griseus — Mongoose Mon goose, Mongoos Mon goos, n.; pl. {Mongooses} 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes griseus}), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose ({Crossarchus fasciatus}). [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lemur mongos — Mongoose Mon goose, Mongoos Mon goos, n.; pl. {Mongooses} 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes griseus}), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose ({Crossarchus fasciatus}). [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mongoos — Mongoose Mon goose, Mongoos Mon goos, n.; pl. {Mongooses} 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes griseus}), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose ({Crossarchus fasciatus}). [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mongoose — Mon goose, Mongoos Mon goos, n.; pl. {Mongooses} 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes griseus}), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose ({Crossarchus fasciatus}). [Written also {mungoose} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mongooses — Mongoose Mon goose, Mongoos Mon goos, n.; pl. {Mongooses} 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes griseus}), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose ({Crossarchus fasciatus}). [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mungoos — Mongoose Mon goose, Mongoos Mon goos, n.; pl. {Mongooses} 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes griseus}), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose ({Crossarchus fasciatus}). [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mungoose — Mongoose Mon goose, Mongoos Mon goos, n.; pl. {Mongooses} 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes griseus}), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose ({Crossarchus fasciatus}). [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mungous — Mongoose Mon goose, Mongoos Mon goos, n.; pl. {Mongooses} 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes griseus}), native of India. Applied also to other allied species, as the African banded mongoose ({Crossarchus fasciatus}). [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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