Synonyms of fossa


1. pit, fossa, concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature, cavity, bodily cavity, cavum

usage: a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)

2. Fossa, genus Fossa, mammal genus

usage: monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets

3. fossa, fossa cat, Cryptoprocta ferox, viverrine, viverrine mammal

usage: largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some respects between cats and civets

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