Syn: ↑genus Herpestes
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Viverridae, ↑family Viverridae, ↑Viverrinae, ↑family Viverrinae
Member Meronyms: ↑mongoose

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Herpestes /hûr-pesˈtēz/
The ichneumon or mongoose genus
ORIGIN: Gr herpēstēs, from herpein to creep

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