Definition of Hog-nosed skunk
1. Noun. Large naked-muzzled skunk with white back and tail; of southwestern North America and Mexico.
Generic synonyms: Polecat, Skunk, Wood Pussy
Group relationships: Conepatus, Genus Conepatus
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Literary usage of Hog-nosed skunk
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1. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields ...by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"Within the skunk family, there are three main groups of skunks: the striped skunk, the spotted skunk and the hog-nosed skunk. They are all found the North ..."
2. Tales of Lonely Trails by Zane Grey (1922)
"The hog-nosed skunk, according to westerners, very often had hydrophobia and would bite a sleeper. ..."