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- n. Alternative spelling of zorille.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus Ictonyx allied to the weasels and skunks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of African skunk-like quadrupeds, representing the subfamily Zorillinæ.
- n. [lowercase] A zoril.
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From aardvark to zorilla, Noah\'s Ark project team plans to catalogue all life on earth
OpEdNews - Quicklink: From aardvark to zorilla, Noah\'s Ark project team plans to catalogue all life on earth
Although financing these ventures was always trouble-some, Louis was omnivorously curious; he wanted to launch studies of the pygmy chimpanzee as well as such little-known African mammals as the aardvark, zorilla a creature resembling the skunk, and warthog—animals he had watched as a child, but whose behaviors remained little-known.
The critter's black-and-white fur has led to some biologists to suggest it deters predators by resembling the smelly, skunk-like striped polecat, or zorilla, but it is "probably too poor a copy," says the study, to truly fool them.
- Jason Bartlett spent time on the DL (two different stints, I think). sometimes players are good. sometimes they're bad. last year tatis was awesome. last year murphy was awesome. this year, they aren't. i'm sure friedman knew zorilla was going to have a massive breakout and show skills he had never before shown.