Definition of Mephitis mephitis

1. Noun. Most common and widespread North American skunk.

Exact synonyms: Striped Skunk
Generic synonyms: Polecat, Skunk, Wood Pussy
Group relationships: Genus Mephitis, Mephitis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mephitis Mephitis

Menuhin
Menura
Menurae
Menuridae
Menyanthaceae
Menyanthes trifoliata
Menziesia
Menziesia ferruginea
Menziesia pilosa
Mephaquine
Mephistophelean
Mephistopheles
Mephitinae
Mephitis
Mephitis macroura
Mephitis mephitis
Meprin
Meralgia paraesthetica
Merc
Mercalli scale
Mercator
Mercator's projection
Mercator projection
Mercatorian
Merce Cunningham
Mercedario
Mercedes
Mercedes-Benz
Mercenaria mercenaria
Mercia

Literary usage of Mephitis mephitis

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1. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller (1912)
"mephitis mephitis ALLEN and others, Science, na, vol. 16, p. 114, July 18, 1902. TYPE LOCALITY.—Eastern Canada. RANGE.—Eastern Canada—Nova Scotia, Quebec, ..."

2. An Introduction to the Mammalian Dentition by Thomas Wingate Todd (1918)
"Dentition of Skunk (mephitis mephitis, ... one and we choose therefore the common Skunk, mephitis mephitis (Fig. 63) a member of the second group. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1877)
"(After eating'), Twitching in eyelids, etc.—(Motion), Stitches in finger-joints. MEPHITIS. Mephitis ..."

4. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"Arakan Sir A. Phayre, 1848, ASB Genus MEPHITIS. Mephitis, G. Cuvier Tableau Gen. in Leçons d' Anat. ..."

5. Practical Homeopathic Therapeutics by Willis Alonzo Dewey (1901)
"Mephitis. Mephitis is useful in a cough with a well- marked laryngeal spasm, a whoop. Cough is worse at night on lying down, there is a suffocated feeling, ..."

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