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fos·sa 1

n. pl. fos·sae (fŏs′ē′) Anatomy
A small cavity or depression, as in a bone.

[Latin, ditch, from feminine past participle of fodere, to dig.]

fos′sate′ (fŏs′āt′) adj.

fos·sa 2

A catlike carnivorous mammal (Cryptoprocta ferox) of Madagascar, having reddish-brown fur, a long tail, long whiskers, and retractile claws.

[Malagasy fosa.]


having cavities or depressions
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