- any one of a few types of East Indian viverrine animals of this genus Paguma, resembling weasels.
- anyone of a few species of East Indian viverrine animals of genus Paguma. They resemble a weasel in type.
- A genus of palm-cats or paradoxures regarding the family Viverridæ and subfamily Paradoxurinæ, having a brief sectorial tooth.
- An animal with this genus; a pagume.