binturong

[bin-too r-awng, -ong]

Origin of binturong

From the Malay word binturung, binturun, benturung
Also called bearcat.
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binturong

noun
  1. an arboreal SE Asian viverrine mammal, Arctictis binturong, closely related to the palm civets but larger and having long shaggy black hair

Word Origin for binturong

from Malay
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