Definition of Striped skunk
1. Noun. Most common and widespread North American skunk.
Generic synonyms: Polecat, Skunk, Wood Pussy
Group relationships: Genus Mephitis, Mephitis
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Literary usage of Striped skunk
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1. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1897)
"THE LITTLE striped skunk. One day when Dame Nature was in a merry mood, ... In some portions of the South the little striped skunk is commonly called the ..."
2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"In spite of the popularity of "civet," however, the striped, skunk is still the one most sought for commercial puron the amount of black it contains. ..."
3. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1882)
"Besides the present species, it is possible that the Little striped skunk, M. pu/orius, may occur in Ohio. It is a southern and western species, ..."
4. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"... Alabama and Western Georgia north to West Virginia occurs a somewhat larger variety, with the white markings much reduced—the Eastern striped skunk, ..."