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Definition of Skunk
Skunk Skunk, v. t.
In games of chance and skill: To defeat (an opponent) (as in
cards) so that he fails to gain a point, or (in checkers) to
get a king. [Colloq. U. S.]
SkunkSkunk Skunk, n. [Contr. from the Abenaki (American Indian)
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
Skunk porpoise. (Zo["o]l.) See under Porpoise.
Meaning of Skunk from wikipedia
and South American mammals
in the family
Mephitidae. Not related
to polecats which
are in the weasel
family, the closest
- Skunk Works
is an official pseudonym
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to cats or dogs, pet skunks
due to restrictive
laws and the complexity
care. Pet skunks
kept in the...
weed may refer
(cannabis), a selection
strains, often grown using hydroponics Navarretia
ape, also known
as the swamp cabbage
ape, swampsquatch, and myakka skunk
- hydrophobian skunk
, phoby skunk
cat, tree skunk
, weasel skunk
marten, little spotted skunk
, four-lined skunk
, four-striped skunk
, and sachet...
-land'. Alternative English names
for the striped skunk include common skunk
, Hudsonian skunk
, northern skunk
, black-tailed skunk
- (Gulo is Latin
for "glutton"), also referred
to as the glutton, carcajou, skunk
bear, or quickhatch, is the largest
of the family...
- Skunk cabbage
is a common
name for several plants
and may refer
to: the genus Lysichiton Asian skunk
foetidus, commonly known
as skunk cabbage
or eastern skunk cabbage
cabbage, or meadow
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