Synonyms
Etymology

1. mongoose

noun. ['ˈmɑːŋguːs'] agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents.

Synonyms

  • Herpestes ichneumon
  • Indian mongoose
  • Herpestes nyula
  • viverrine mammal
  • genus Herpestes
  • ichneumon
  • Herpestes

Etymology

  • mangus (Portuguese)
  • मुंगूस (Marathi)

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Example sentences of the word mongoose


1. Noun, singular or mass
There once was a legal mongoose in the continental United States.

2. Adjective
This project was ineffective because a mongoose hunts in the daytime, while rats come out at night.

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