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A group of badgers.
[Middle English, possibly from Medieval Latin cetus, assembly, from Latin coetus, a coming together, variant of coitus; see coitus.]
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(Animals) a group of badgers
[C15: perhaps from Latin coetus assembly, from coīre to come together]
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Cetea meeting or assemblage of badgers.
Examples: cete of badgers—Bk. of St. Albans, 1486; of greys.
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