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mongoose in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmongoosemon‧goose /ˈmɒŋɡuːs $ ˈmɑːŋ-/ noun (plural mongooses) [countable]  HBAa small furry tropical animal that kills snakes and rats
Examples from the Corpus
mongooseHe fought and twisted and bit like a mongoose, to no avail.I remember once a large white-tailed mongoose scuttled past within a few feet of us.