Definition of Meles meles
1. Noun. A variety of badger native to Europe and Asia.
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Literary usage of Meles meles
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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. ..."