Definition of Palm civet
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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Literary usage of Palm civet
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... the size of the domestic cat, or rather larger, chiefly arboreal in habits, with dark uniform, spotted or striped fur. The common Indian palm-civet (P. ..."
2. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by E. Meijaard (2005)
"Seven species have been reported at MRF: four direct sightings (Common palm civet Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, Masked palm civet Paguma larvata, ..."
3. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"... civet cat, palm civet, palm cat, Paradoxu- rus niger\ an arboreal civet, and it is doubtful in any case whether either the flying fox or the palm civet ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... the size of the domestic cat, or rather larger, chiefly arboreal in habits, with dark uniform, spotted or striped fur. The common Indian palm-civet ..."
5. An Abridged Malay-English Dictionary (romanized) by Richard James Wilkinson (1908)
"... Ar. a traveller. musang, a generic name for civets; m. akar, the small-toothed palm-civet ... m. bulan, the white- whiskered palm-civet ( paradoxurus ..."
6. Hunting & Shooting in Ceylon by Harry Storey, Thomas Farr (1907)
"There is another species of palm civet peculiar to Ceylon, but which I have not seen, the Paradoxurus aureus, or red palm civet. As its name implies, ..."
7. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"... her to sleep by their side and on the top of them. One old cat brings small birds */ 1. M,dund, FZS] MASKED PALM-CIVET ed ipai<, ,/ :* gr,up [N,rt)i ..."