Herpestes nyula
Nyula Ny*u"la, prop. n. (Zo["o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes nyula}). Its fur is beautifully variegated by closely set zigzag markings. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Herpestes nyula — noun keen sighted viverrine of southern Asia about the size of a ferret; often domesticated • Syn: ↑Indian mongoose • Hypernyms: ↑mongoose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nyula — Ny*u la, prop. n. (Zo[ o]l.) A species of ichneumon ({Herpestes nyula}). Its fur is beautifully variegated by closely set zigzag markings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herpestes edwardsii — Mangouste indienne grise …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Indian mongoose — noun keen sighted viverrine of southern Asia about the size of a ferret; often domesticated • Syn: ↑Herpestes nyula • Hypernyms: ↑mongoose …   Useful english dictionary

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