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spotted skunk

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noun
  1. either of two small, nocturnal skunks of the genus Spilogale, distinguished by a white forehead patch and a luxuriant coat of broken stripes and spots, including S. putorius of temperate North America and S. pygmaea of Mexico.

Origin of spotted skunk

First recorded in 1915–20
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