Definition of Cuscuses
1. cuscus [n] - See also: cuscus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuscuses
Literary usage of Cuscuses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The last group of the sub-family is represented firstly Ьу the cuscuses, ... cuscuses are sleepy animals, feeding mainly on leaves, but also devouring birds ..."
2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1890)
"In their hair are worn also tails of small cuscuses and wreaths of cassowary feathers, while round their foreheads were fixed coronets of dog and wallaby ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"cuscuses.1 The dental formula is I -J- C ^ Pin ^ M ^ ; the last premolar is a great blade-shaped tooth like that of ..."