s.m. TS
mangusta asiatica della famiglia dei Viverridi (Mungos mungos) dalla pelliccia ruvida a macchie, predatrice di serpenti velenosi e topi
DATA: 1875.
ETIMO: dall'ingl. mungo, dal maratto mangūs.

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