Entry fanaloka
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [Tanala] karazan-jaboady: Volongoja nanim-panaloka tsara miañamboho (longoza lanin-jaboady ka tsara manatrika) [Rakotosaona 1972]
   jaboady [SLP: Voambolana]
English definition   [Provincial] a species of ichneumon. Eupleres goudoti. [Richardson 1885]
   The ichneumon, or Fanaloka, is about twenty inches long, with a bushy tail of about a third that length, and is covered with thick warm brown fur. Its claws are long and are used to dig up the eggs of crocodiles, on which it is said to feed [Sibree: Naturalist]
French definition   [Tankarana] sorte de civette (jaboady) à longue queue annelée. [David 1952 (takila F)]
French definition   civette [SLP: Voambolana]
French definition   mammifère de la famille des Viverridés, avec un long museau et un pelage rayé [Beaujard 1998]
French definition   euplère de Goudot (Eupleres goudoti) [Tsimbazaza ]
Vocabulary  
Scientific name   Eupleres goudoti
Synonyms   amboa-hady

Updated on 2017/03/10