Definition of Linsang

1. n. Any viverrine mammal of the genus Prionodon, inhabiting the East Indies and Southern Asia. The common East Indian linsang (P. gracilis) is white, crossed by broad, black bands. The Guinea linsang (Porana Richardsonii) is brown with black spots.



Definition of Linsang

1. Noun. Any of the members of two superficially catlike animal species classified in the mammalian subfamily ''Prionodontinae''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Linsang

1. a carnivorous mammal [n -S]

Medical Definition of Linsang

1. Any viverrine mammal of the genus Prionodon, inhabiting the East Indies and Southern Asia. The common East Indian linsang (P. Gracilis) is white, crossed by broad, black bands. The Guinea linsang (Porana Richardsonii) is brown with black spots. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Linsang

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1. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"Skull elongate. Teeth 38; false grinders f . -tj- ; flesh-tooth elongate; tubercular grinders |. |. Hob. Asia and Africa. 1. linsang grades. (linsang. ..."

2. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"The linsang or Prionodon is a very cat-like animal, which was once classed with the Felidae ; the body is long and slender; the limbs very short; fur soft, ..."

3. A Catalogue of the Mammalia in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum, Thomas Horsfield (1851)
"linsang, Miiller, Gray. 85. PRIONODON GRACILIS, Vigors and Horsfield. ... linsang gracilis, MUller, Over de Zoogdieren van den In- dischen Archipel. p. 28. ..."

4. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by E. Meijaard (2005)
"Binturong (Arctictis binturong) was also more common in primary forest, as was the Banded linsang (Prionodon linsang) and the Banded Palm Civet ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"LINOTYPE, The. See COMPOSING MACHINES. linsang, one of the beautiful spotted civets of the Oriental genus Prionodon, ..."

6. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1894)
"(very similar to linsang). 3. ... Nerve-supply as in linsang and Viverricula, two branches coming from each nerve. ..."

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