Definition of Linsangs

1. Noun. (plural of linsang) ¹



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Definition of Linsangs

1. linsang [n] - See also: linsang

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linsangs

linoleums
linolic acid
linos
linotype
linotyped
linotyper
linotypers
linotypes
linotyping
linotypist
linotypists
linoxin
linoxins
lins
linsang
linsangs (current term)
linseed
linseed oil
linseeds
linsey
linsey-woolsey
linseys
linsidomine
linstock
linstocks
lint-free
linted
lintel
lintels

Literary usage of Linsangs

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"linsangs are civet-like creatures, with the body and tail greatly elongated; and the ground colour fulvous marked with bold black patches, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"About 15 in. is the length of the type species. In West Africa the linsangs are represented by Poiana ..."

3. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"Handsomest of the family are the East-Indian linsangs, for they are ... They seek their food, linsangs- mainly birds, both on the ground and in trees, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Others of the same or a later time are more nearly typical civets, or stand between such and the linsangs, or connect civets and weasels; ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1904)
"... are otherwise an Ethiopian group; while there is also a West African representative of their cousins the linsangs, the other forms being Indo-Malayan. ..."

6. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw ...by Charles John Cornish by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"... African and Indian Civets; Malabar, Javan, and Burmese Civets; the Rasse; Palm-civets; Bennett's Civet; Genets; Common Genet; linsangs; ..."

7. Mostly Mammals, Zoological Essays by Richard Lydekker (1903)
"... in which the spots are enlarged to form more or less quadrangular blotches, we may cite the common giraffe and those Oriental civets known as linsangs. ..."

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