genus Taxidea

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

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  • Taxidea — noun in some classifications considered a genus of subfamily Melinae • Syn: ↑genus Taxidea • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mustelidae, ↑family Mustelidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Taxidea taxus — noun a variety of badger native to America • Syn: ↑American badger • Hypernyms: ↑badger • Member Holonyms: ↑Taxidea, ↑genus Taxidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • American Badger — Taxobox name = American Badger status = EN| status system = IUCN2.3 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=Mustelid Specialist Group|year=1996|id=41663|title=Taxidea taxus|downloaded=12 May 2006] image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata… …   Wikipedia

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