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binturong

[bin-too r-awng, -ong] /bɪnˈtʊər ɔŋ, -ɒŋ/
noun
1.
an arboreal civet, Arctictis binturong, of Asia, having a long, prehensile tail.
Also called bearcat.
Origin of binturong
< Malay binturung, binturun, benturung
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binturong

/ˈbɪntjʊˌrɒŋ; bɪnˈtjʊərɒŋ/
noun
1.
an arboreal SE Asian viverrine mammal, Arctictis binturong, closely related to the palm civets but larger and having long shaggy black hair
Word Origin
from Malay
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