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linsang Line breaks: lin|sang
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪnsaŋ/

Definition of linsang in English:


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


Early 19th century: via Javanese from Malay.

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