Definition of linsang in English:

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linsang

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪnsaŋ/

noun

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).

Origin

Early 19th century: via Javanese from Malay.

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