Definition of ferret-badger in English:
A small tree-climbing badger found in SE Asia, having a long tail and a brownish coat with conspicuous facial markings.
- Genus Melogale, family Mustelidae: three species
- The Chinese ferret badger is easily distinguishable from other species of badgers on account of its unique facial markings.
- The ferret badger has a grayish or brownish body fur.