Definition of Meercat

1. a South African carnivore [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meercat

meekest
meekhead
meeking
meekly
meekness
meeknesses
meeks
meemie
meemies
meep
meeped
meeping
meeple
meeples
meer
meercat (current term)
meercats
meered
meerestone
meering
meerkat
meerkats
meers
meerschaum
meerschaums
meese
meet
meet-and-greet
meet-up
meet-ups

Literary usage of Meercat

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1. To the Cape for Diamonds.: A Story of Digging Experiences in South Africa by Frederick Boyle (1873)
"We found a sick meercat by the roadside, the prettiest, but most ferocious little brute I ever saw. Of these animals there are several kinds, ..."

2. Introduction to Mammalia by Charles Hamilton Smith (1858)
"Black-tailed meercat.—i Seems to be deficient in tubercular teeth behind the carnassial; darker coloured; tip of tail tufted and black, a trifle smaller, ..."

3. Kloof and Karroo: Sport, Legend and Natural History in Cape Colony, with a by Henry Anderson Bryden (1889)
"Vrouw Stols, wife of a neighbouring Boer, came up to the house for something; while she stood talking at the door, Kitty, the meercat, who had silently ..."

4. The Savage Life: A Second Series of "Camp Notes" by Frederick Boyle (1876)
"The meercat is able to sit upright apparently for an indefinite time. ... The meercat I caught when too young to have learned mere habits, never stood on ..."

5. The Savage Life: A Second Series of "Camp Notes" by Frederick Boyle (1876)
"The meercat is able to sit upright apparently for an indefinite time. ... The meercat I caught when too young to have learned mere habits, never stood on ..."

6. Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives, Jan van Riebeeck (1901)
"The hooker meercat returns this evening from the Island with a cargo of shells, and also brought back the Commander. An old Malagasy female slave died in ..."

7. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages by Percy Society (1844)
"... of een meercat," and in the metrical Reinaert, Willems describes Mamet as an epithet of the foul fiend, and derived from Mahomet, but states that he ..."

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