Skunk


Skunk
geographical name river 264 miles (425 kilometers) SE Iowa flowing SE into Mississippi River

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  • Skunk — Skunk, n. [Contr. from the Abenaki (American Indian) seganku.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of American musteline carnivores of the genus {Mephitis} and allied genera. They have two glands near the anus, secreting an extremely fetid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Skunk — steht für: eine Familie der Raubtiere, siehe Skunks ein Jugendmagazin Skunk (Magazin) eine Cannabissorte Skunk (Cannabis) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Skunk — der; s, Plur. e u. s <aus gleichbed. engl. skunk, dies aus Algonkin (einer nordamerik. Indianersprache) skunk>: 1. (Plur. meist e) nord u. südamerik. Stinktier (zu den Mardern zählendes Raubtier mit wertvollem Fell). 2. (Plur. s, meist Plur …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Skunk — Skunk, v. t. In games of chance and skill: To defeat (an opponent) (as in cards) so that he fails to gain a point, or (in checkers) to get a king. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skunk — s.m.inv. TS zool.com. → moffetta {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1873. ETIMO: dall ingl. skunk, dall algonchino segongue …   Dizionario italiano

  • skunk — (n.) 1630s, squunck, from a southern New England Algonquian language (probably Abenaki) seganku, from Proto Algonquian */ЕЎeka:kwa/, from */ЕЎek / to urinate + */ a:kw/ fox. As an insult, attested from 1841. Skunk cabbage is attested from 1751 …   Etymology dictionary

  • skunk — skunk; skunk·ery; …   English syllables

  • skunk — ☆ skunk [skuŋk ] n. pl. skunks or skunk [< New England Algonquian cognate of Abenaki segôgw] 1. a) any of several bushy tailed carnivores (family Mustelidae) of the New World, about the size of a house cat: it has glossy black fur, usually… …   English World dictionary


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