musang definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny pet of Java (Paradoxirus fasciatus), allied towards the civets. It swallows, but will not consume, large volumes of ripe coffee berries, therefore providing to disseminate the coffee plant.
    • a tiny pet of Java (Paradoxirus fasciatus), allied towards civets. It swallows, but does not eat up, large volumes of ripe coffee fruits, therefore offering to disseminate the coffee plant; ergo it is known as additionally coffee rat.
    • A viverroid mammal of the genus Paradoxurus, P. hermaphroditus (also called P. musanga; P. typus, and P. fasciatus), occurring throughout the countries east of the Bay of Bengal — Burma, Siam, the Malay peninsula, Sumatra, Java, and Borneo.

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