Taxidea

noun
in some classifications considered a genus of subfamily Melinae
Syn: ↑genus Taxidea
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Mustelidae, ↑family Mustelidae
Member Meronyms: ↑American badger, ↑Taxidea taxus

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\\takˈsidēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin taxus badger (of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German dahs badger) + New Latin -idea — more at technical
: a genus of mammals (family Mustelidae) consisting of the American badger

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  • Taxidea — Silberdachs Silberdachs (Taxidea taxus) Systematik Ordnung: Raubtiere (Carnivora) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Taxidea — Blaireau américain Pour les articles homonymes, voir Blaireau (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Taxidea — amerikiniai barsukai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 1 rūšis. Paplitimo arealas – Š. Amerika. atitikmenys: lot. Taxidea angl. American badgers vok. amerikanische Dachse; Silberdachse rus.… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • taxidea — tax·id·ea …   English syllables

  • Taxidea taxus —   Tejón norteamericano …   Wikipedia Español

  • Taxidea taxus — Silberdachs Silberdachs (Taxidea taxus) Systematik Ordnung: Raubtiere (Carnivora) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Taxidea taxus — Blaireau américain Pour les articles homonymes, voir Blaireau (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Taxidea Americana — Badger Badg er, n. [OE. bageard, prob. fr. badge + ard, in reference to the white mark on its forehead. See {Badge},n.] 1. A carnivorous quadruped of the genus {Meles} or of an allied genus. It is a burrowing animal, with short, thick legs, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Taxidea Labradorica — Badger Badg er, n. [OE. bageard, prob. fr. badge + ard, in reference to the white mark on its forehead. See {Badge},n.] 1. A carnivorous quadruped of the genus {Meles} or of an allied genus. It is a burrowing animal, with short, thick legs, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Taxidea taxus — Badger Badg er, n. [OE. bageard, prob. fr. badge + ard, in reference to the white mark on its forehead. See {Badge},n.] 1. A carnivorous quadruped of the genus {Meles} or of an allied genus. It is a burrowing animal, with short, thick legs, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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