Definition of Badger skunk
1. Noun. Large naked-muzzled skunk with white back and tail; of southwestern North America and Mexico.
Generic synonyms: Polecat, Skunk, Wood Pussy
Group relationships: Conepatus, Genus Conepatus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Badger Skunk
Literary usage of Badger skunk
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"PAOM XXII AN INDEPENDENT FAMILY 193 The Common Skunk, Hog-nosed or badger skunk and Little Spotted Skunk. XXm DIGGER AND His COUSIN GLUTTON . ..."
2. Campfires on Desert and Lava by William Temple Hornaday (1908)
"The Cotton-Tail Rabbit is small but persistent; and to coyote, hawk, badger, skunk and ocelot it surely is like manna in the wilderness. ..."
3. Basis of American History, 1500-1900 by Livingston Farrand (1906)
"... represented by the weasel, mink, sable, badger, skunk, wolverine, otter, and sea-otter. The fur-bearing rodents include the squirrel, hare, musk-rat, ..."
4. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"Natural enemies, such as the coyote, wolf, badger, skunk, mountain lion, the cobra snake, and red- tailed hawk should be encouraged.91 THE PLAGUE (Peste) ..."
5. The History of Mankind by Friedrich Ratzel (1897)
"In the north, fur-bearing animals, beaver, sable, ermine, badger, skunk, otter, are looked to for clothing purposes, and even smaller beasts, ..."
6. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"... many of them, especially the northern varieties, make use of the abandoned holes of certain mammals, notably of the prairie dog, fox, badger, skunk, ..."
7. Our Western Empire: Or, The New West Beyond the Mississippi: the Latest and by Linus Pierpont Brockett (1882)
"... and mule deer; grizzly, black, and cinnamon bear; civet cat, striped squirrel, gopher, prairie-dog, beaver, porcupine, badger, skunk, wild cat, lynx, ..."