honey badger


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honey badger

n.
See ratel.

honey badger

n
(Animals) another name for ratel

ra•tel

(ˈreɪt l, ˈrɑt l)

n.
a badgerlike carnivore, Mellivora capensis, of Africa and India. Also called honey badger.
[1770–80; < Afrikaans < dial. Dutch ratel, variant of raat honeycomb; perhaps elliptically from a compound with this word, referring to the animal's fondness for honey]
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Noun1.honey badger - nocturnal badger-like carnivore of wooded regions of Africa and southern Asiahoney badger - nocturnal badger-like carnivore of wooded regions of Africa and southern Asia
mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal - fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
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