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(Animals) any of several American skunks of the genus Conepatus, esp C. leuconotus, having a broad snoutlike nose
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|Noun||1.||hognosed skunk - large naked-muzzled skunk with white back and tail; of southwestern North America and Mexico|
polecat, wood pussy, skunk - American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled; in some classifications put in a separate subfamily Mephitinae