Definitions for viverridae

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Viverridae, family Viverridae, Viverrinae, family Viverrinae(noun)

    genets; civets; mongooses


  1. Viverridae

    The Viverridae is a family of small to medium-sized mammals, the viverrids, comprising 15 genera, which are subdivided into 33 species. This family was named and first described by John Edward Gray in 1821. Viverrids are found all over the Oriental Region and even beyond it across Wallace's line, all over Africa passing into southern Europe. Their occurrence in Madagascar and in Celebes, as well as some of the adjoining islands, shows them to be ancient inhabitants of the tropics of the Old World.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Viverridae

    The family of civets which are small and medium-sized Old World carnivores, often striped or spotted.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viverridae in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viverridae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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