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  1. a small civet, Viverricula indica, of S and SE Asia
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Word Origin for rasse

C19: from Javanese rase
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Historical Examples of rasse

  • The "Rasse," genus Viverricula, has been separated generically from the true Civets.

    The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia

    Frank Evers Beddard

  • Alles ist Rasse was the note which dominated the teaching of History in all its multitudinous divisions.

    Against the Current

    Edward A. Steiner