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Putorius foetidus
Polecat Pole"cat`, n. [Probably fr. F. poule hen, and originally, a poultry cat, because it feeds on poultry. See Poultry.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small European carnivore of the Weasel family (Putorius f[oe]tidus). Its scent glands secrete a substance of an exceedingly disagreeable odor. Called also fitchet, foulmart, and European ferret. (b) The zorilla. The name is also applied to other allied species.
Putorius foetidus
Fitchet Fitch"et, Fitchew Fitch"ew, n. [Cf. OF. fisseau, fissel, OD. fisse, visse, vitsche, D. vies nasty, loathsome, E. fizz.] (Zo["o]l.) The European polecat (Putorius f[oe]tidus). See Polecat.
Symplocarpus foetidus
Skunk Skunk, n. [Contr. from the Abenaki (American Indian) seganku.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of American musteline carnivores of the genus Mephitis and allied genera. They have two glands near the anus, secreting an extremely fetid liquid, which the animal ejects at pleasure as a means of defense. Note: The common species of the Eastern United States (Mephitis mephitica) is black with more or less white on the body and tail. The spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius), native of the Southwestern United States and Mexico, is smaller than the common skunk, and is variously marked with black and white. Skunk bird, Skunk blackbird (Zo["o]l.), the bobolink; -- so called because the male, in the breeding season, is black and white, like a skunk. Skunk cabbage (Bot.), an American aroid herb (Symplocarpus f[oe]tidus>) having a reddish hornlike spathe in earliest spring, followed by a cluster of large cabbagelike leaves. It exhales a disagreeable odor. Also called swamp cabbage. Skunk porpoise. (Zo["o]l.) See under Porpoise.

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- Flora of North America: S. foetidus Dr. Moerman's Native American Ethnobotanical Database: S. foetidus Symplocarpus foetidus Connecticut Botanical Society:...
- ****eborus foetidus, known variously as stinking ****ebore /ˈhɛlɪbɔːr/, dungwort, setterwort and bear's foot, is a species of flowering plant in the buttercup...
- Aspergillus foetidus is a species of fungus in the genus Aspergillus. "Aspergillus foetidus Thom & Raper 1945". MycoBank. International Mycological ****ociation...
- infests only the H. foetidus plants in the ****ebore family. The leaf miner fly digs tunnels into the leaves of the H. foetidus. The tunnels create brownish-black...
- Species: A. acidus Binomial name Aspergillus acidus Kozakiewicz, Z. 1989 Synonyms Aspergillus foetidus var. pallidus Aspergillus foetidus var. acidus...
- Symplocarpus foetidus Meadow cabbageSymplocarpus foetidus Skunk cabbageSymplocarpus foetidus, Lysichiton spp. Swamp cabbageSymplocarpus foetidus California...
- almost cosmopolitan distribution. Species: Hydrurus foelidus Dai Hydrurus foetidus (Villars) Trevisan Hydrurus penicillatus C.Agardh "Hydrurus C.Agardh, 1824"...
- "Gymnoderus foetidus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.old-form url "Bare-necked Fruitcrow (Gymnoderus foetidus)". BirdLife...
- in cold regions. Some examples of thermogenic Araceae are: Symplocarpus foetidus (eastern skunk cabbage), Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum), Amorphophallus...
- squarrosa, California stinkweed Polemonium viscosum, Sky pilot Symplocarpus foetidus, Eastern skunk cabbage Croton texensis, Skunk weed This page is an index...