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bin·tu·rong

 (bĭn-to͝or′ông, -ŏng)
n.
A civet (Arctictis binturong) of Southeast Asia with a long prehensile tail. Also called bearcat.

[Malay binturong.]

binturong

(ˈbɪntjʊˌrɒŋ; bɪnˈtjʊərɒŋ)
n
(Animals) an arboreal SE Asian viverrine mammal, Arctictis binturong, closely related to the palm civets but larger and having long shaggy black hair
[from Malay]
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Noun1.binturong - arboreal civet of Asia having a long prehensile tail and shaggy black hairbinturong - arboreal civet of Asia having a long prehensile tail and shaggy black hair
civet, civet cat - cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
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Payau Sambar deer Cervus unicolor Payu Bearcat / binturong Arctictis binturong Pelanuk Mouse deer Tragulus napu Ribuan Masked palm civet Paguma larvata Seruang Cobra Opyhiophagus sp.