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toddy cat

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Definition of toddy cat in English:

noun

The common palm civet of Asia, which is noted for its habit of stealing toddy from the bamboo tubes placed to collect it from palm trunks.
Example sentences
  • There have been Mangaloreans who have had monkeys, toddy cats, rabbits and white mice for pets.
  • Mangalore still has green pockets that are home to toddy cats, porcupine and even the occasional leopard.
  • The leopard cat, jungle cat, civets and toddy cats are the cats found commonly.

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