genus Ictonyx

noun
a genus of Mustelidae
Syn: ↑Ictonyx
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Mustelidae, ↑family Mustelidae
Member Meronyms: ↑striped muishond, ↑Ictonyx striata, ↑zoril, ↑Ictonyx frenata

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  • Ictonyx — Taxobox name = Ictonyx regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Mustelidae genus = Ictonyx subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = Ictonyx libyca Ictonyx striatus Ictonyx is a genus in the Mustelidae… …   Wikipedia

  • Ictonyx — noun a genus of Mustelidae • Syn: ↑genus Ictonyx • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mustelidae, ↑family Mustelidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ictonyx zorilla — Zorilla o*ril la, n. [Sp. zorilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra, zorro, a fox: cf. F. zorille.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus {Ictonyx} allied to the weasels and skunks. [Written also {zoril}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ictonyx frenata — noun muishond of northern Africa • Syn: ↑zoril • Hypernyms: ↑muishond • Member Holonyms: ↑Ictonyx, ↑genus Ictonyx …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ictonyx striata — noun ferret sized muishond often tamed • Syn: ↑striped muishond • Hypernyms: ↑muishond • Member Holonyms: ↑Ictonyx, ↑genus Ictonyx …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Meles (genus) — Meles Meles meles, M. leucurus, and M. anakuma. Scientific classification Kingdom: Anima …   Wikipedia

  • Mephitis (genus) — Mephitis Striped skunk Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Mustelidae — Mustelids Temporal range: Early Miocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Mustelinae — Eira Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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