Definition of Suricates
1. suricate [n] - See also: suricate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suricates
Literary usage of Suricates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"THE MEERKATS, OR suricates Most people who have read Frank Buckland's Life will ... The suricates, or MEERKATS, burrow all over the South African veldt, ..."
2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"The suricates. The resemble in some particulars the ... Tongue rough ; all their feet have four toes like the suricates, and under the anus there is a deep ..."
3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1834)
"Fortunately the notes of the dissection of two suricates, which were living for a considerable period in the possession of the Society, have enabled me to ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... suricates and the like. These various forms will be found described elsewhere under their separate names. CIVIC CROWN, among the Romans, ..."
5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"From this description it is easy to see that the suricates are less carnivorous than the Mangoustes, and approach more to the omnivorous character, ..."
6. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"... but not in the same proportion or with the beautiful arborescent disposition characteristic of the kidneys of the Cats, suricates, ..."