Definition of Meles meles

1. Noun. A variety of badger native to Europe and Asia.

Exact synonyms: Eurasian Badger
Generic synonyms: Badger
Group relationships: Genus Meles, Meles



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meles Meles

Melbournites
Melburnian
Melburnians
Melchior
Melchior syndrome
Melchiors
Melchite
Melchizedek
Melchizedeks
Meleagrididae
Meleagris gallopavo
Melekeok
Meleney's gangrene
Meleney's ulcer
Meles
Meles meles (current term)
Melia
Melia Azadirachta
Melia azedarach
Melia azederach
Meliaceae
Melicocca
Melicocca bijuga
Melicocca bijugatus
Melicoccus
Melicytus
Melilotus alba
Melilotus officinalis
Melina Mercouri
Melinae

Literary usage of Meles meles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1906)
"BADGER (Meles meles (L.)). The oldest local record of this animal I have met with is contained in ..."

2. Handbook to the Natural History of Cambridgeshire by J. E. Marr, Arthur Everett Shipley (1904)
"The Badger (Meles meles) can only be considered as a very occasional wanderer, though possibly still breeding near Wimpole. The Polecat (Mustela putorius) ..."

3. Historical and Scientific Survey of York and District: Prepared for the 75th by George Augustus Auden (1906)
"Pure white specimens have been obtained. Lutra lutra. Otter. By no means uncommon in the district. Has bred in the Foss, right in the city. Meles meles. ..."

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