viverrine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n viverrine small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a viverrine vĭ*vĕr"rīn (Zoöl) Of or pertaining to the Viverridæ, or Civet family.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • viverrine Of or pertaining to the Viverridx; viverriform in a proper sense; more particularly, belonging to the Viverrinæ; not herpestine.
    • n viverrine A member of the Viverridæ, and especially of the Viverrinæ.
    • n viverrine Also viverrin.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Viverrine vī-ver′in pertaining to the Viverridæ, one of the four families of the Æluroidea section of Carnivora
    • n Viverrine one of the Viverridæ, and esp. of the division of Viverrinæ, including the civets, genets, &c
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Usage

In literature:

The general form is Viverrine, and the hallux is sometimes present though small.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
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