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palm civet

any of various small to medium-sized, chiefly arboreal cats of the civet family, of southeastern Asia, the East Indies, etc., with a spotted or striped coat and a long curled tail.
Also called palm cat.
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1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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palm civet

any of various small civet-like arboreal viverrine mammals of the genera Paradoxurus, Hemigalus, etc, of Africa and S and SE Asia
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