viverrine mammal


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Noun1.viverrine mammal - small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old Worldviverrine mammal - small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
carnivore - a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal; "terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb"
civet, civet cat - cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
Cryptoprocta ferox, fossa cat, fossa - largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some respects between cats and civets
Genetta genetta, genet - agile Old World viverrine having a spotted coat and long ringed tail
mongoose - agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents
meerkat, mierkat - a mongoose-like viverrine of South Africa having a face like a lemur and only four toes