Definition of Mongooses

1. Noun. (plural of mongoose) ¹



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Definition of Mongooses

1. mongoose [n] - See also: mongoose

Medical Definition of Mongooses

1. Agile, keen-sighted mammals of asia and africa that feed on rodents and snakes. They represent several genera in the family viverridae. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Mongooses

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1. Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis Alive!by Paris Permenter, John Bigley by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2001)
"Another mammal often spotted is the mongoose. for mongooses in ^^ import brought to the ... Unfortunately, mongooses and rats don't keep the same schedule; ..."

2. The US Virgin Islands Alive! by Harriet Greenberg, Douglas Greenberg (2006)
"The mongooses imported to kill rats feeding on sugar cane, have taken care of ... Since the mongooses have no natural enemies on the island (no cobras), ..."

3. Darwinism and Human Life: The South African Lectures for 1909 by John Arthur Thomson (1910)
"To destroy them mongooses were imported, and the rats were soon checked. But the mongooses, having finished the rats, began to eat up the poultry and young ..."

4. The Control of Life by John Arthur Thomson (1921)
"But when the mongoose had finished with the rats, it had become many mongooses, and these turned their attention to the poultry. ..."

5. Adventure Guide to Anguilla Antigua St. Barts St. Kitts St. Martin Including by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2000)
"Unfortunately, mongooses and rats don't keep the same schedule; the rats are sleeping while the mongooses are hunting. The mongooses have become somewhat of ..."

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