Definition of Palm cat
1. Noun. Spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indies.
Generic synonyms: Civet, Civet Cat
Group relationships: Genus Paradoxurus, Paradoxurus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palm Cat
Literary usage of Palm cat
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1. Ceylon: A General Description of the Island, Historical, Physical by Horatio John Suckling (1876)
"Flying foxes frequent palm trees during toddy drawing to drink the liquid, some say the palm cat (P. typhus), and one of the shrikes, ..."
2. Village Folk-tales of Ceylon by Henry Parker (1914)
"When the [young] Palm-cat looked upward the female Palm-cat says, " Cultivator, ... When it said it, the [young] Palm-cat says, " What though I looked up, ..."
3. The Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great by Ceylon Branch (1884)
"HUNTING A PALM-CAT. A lono- time ago there lived in ... (palm-cat) in a tree near the house, ami, thinking if she could manage to catch it she might ..."
4. The Geography of Mammals by William Lutley Sclater, Philip Lutley Sclater (1899)
"Of these two the Palm-cat is found in both the Moluccas and the Timor group, the Civet only in the Moluccas. These animals have in all probability been ..."
5. Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Asiatic Society of Bengal (1889)
"The third point is the question of the specific identity of the Burmese and Indian forms of palm cat. Blyth and Jerdon only allow one species, ie, ..."