ParadoxurePar`a*dox"ure\, n. [Gr. ? incredible, paradoxical + ? tail. So called because its tail is unlike that of the other animals to which it was supposed to be related.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of Paradoxurus, a genus of Asiatic viverrine mammals allied to the civet, as the musang, and the luwack or palm cat (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus). See Musang.