Definition of Mungooses

1. Noun. (plural of mungoose) ¹



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Definition of Mungooses

1. mungoose [n] - See also: mungoose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mungooses

mung bean
mung bean nuclease
mung beans
munga
mungbean
mungcorn
mungcorns
munge
munged
munges
munging
mungo
mungoes
mungoos
mungoose
mungooses (current term)
mungos
mungous
mungouses
mungrel
mungrels
mungs
muni
municide
municides
municipal
municipal bond
municipal borough
municipal center
municipal corporation

Literary usage of Mungooses

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1. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1882)
"On the other hand, none of the true mungooses are indigenous to Madagascar, though one or two of them have been recorded from there; but these would seem ..."

2. Stray Leaves from the Diary of an Indian Officer: Containing an Account of by R. B. Cumberland (1865)
"The mungooses had hardly fair play, as the string round their necks must have ... We had some four or five snakes and mungooses loose at the same time. ..."

3. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1885)
"Three cobras were thus sacrificed, each of the three mungooses escaping through ... All the three mungooses who had come off victors in the encounters above ..."

4. The Mammals of India: A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1874)
"The mungooses are very active in their habits, bold and sanguinary in disposition. They are partly fossorial, and in the hot tropical countries of the old ..."

5. Sugar: A Handbook for Planters and Refiners by Charles George Warnford Lock, Benjamin E. R. Newlands, John A. R. Newlands (1888)
"From these nine animals nearly, if not quite, all the mungooses in the island at the present time have been obtained. Hence, among the natives, ..."

6. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"Many of the African mungooses are referred to separate genera; ... More or less nearly allied to the mungooses are several peculiar species from Madagascar, ..."

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