Definition of Conepatl
1. conepate [n -S] - See also: conepate
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Literary usage of Conepatl
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Concealing-coloration in the Animal Kingdom: An Exposition of the Laws of by Gerald Handerson Thayer, Abbott Handerson Thayer (1909)
"Evidently, the conepatl has just so much of his back sharply and levelly cut off ... The Teledu of Java is marked much like the conepatl, though its white ..."
2. Introduction to Mammalia by Charles Hamilton Smith (1858)
"... it the Polecat of Catesby, with nine white stripes; the conepatl of Buffon, perhaps a made up figure from Catesby's, but marked with six white stripes. ..."
3. Fur-bearing Animals: A Monograph of North American Mustelidae, in which an by Elliott Coues (1877)
"... is obviously the same as the old Mexican conepatl. Of its meaning I am not certain; but it probably refers to the burrowing of the animal ; for, ..."