from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See mongoos.

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  • noun Archaic form of mongoose.


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  • Beth-Gelert, for instance, is found in the Sanscrit Hitopadosa, as translated by Sir William Jones, with a mere change in the _dramatis personæ_ -- the faithful hound Gelert becoming a tame mungoos or ichneumon, the wolf a cabra-capello, and the young heir of the Welsh prince an infant rajah.]

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843 Various


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