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mongoose

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English

Helogale parvula

Etymology

From Portuguese mangus, from Marathi, from Telugu ముంగిస (muMgisa).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈmɒŋguːs/

Noun

Singular
mongoose

Plural
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  1. A small carnivore of the family Herpestidae, a predator of poisonous snakes.

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