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Meaning of hog-nosed skunk

hog'-nosed skunk'

Pronunciation: (hôg'nōzd", hog'-), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda large, naked-muzzled skunk, Conepatus mesoleucus, common in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having a black coat with one broad white stripe down the back and tail.
  2. Also calledany similar New World skunk of the genus Conepatus.
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