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linsang

Syllabification: lin·sang
Pronunciation: /ˈlinsaNG
 
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Definition of linsang in English:

noun

A small secretive relation of the civet, with a spotted or banded coat and a long tail, found in the forests of Southeast Asia and West Africa.
  • Family Viverridae: genera Prionodon (two Asian species) and Poiana (one African species)

Origin

early 19th century: via Javanese from Malay.

Words that rhyme with linsang

Semarangboomerang

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