Definition of ferret-badger in English:


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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
More example sentences
  • 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.

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