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honey badger

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noun
  1. ratel.
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Origin of honey badger

First recorded in 1880–85
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Historical Examples

  • But there are no cages at Senga, and only the honey-badger lives in a tub with a chain round his neck, like a bull-dog.

    The Summons

    A.E.W. Mason


British Dictionary definitions for honey badger

honey badger

noun
  1. another name for ratel
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