Teledu definition

tĕlĭ-do͝o
An omnivorous nocturnal mammal (Mydaus javanensis) found in mountainous regions on several Indonesian islands, having a blackish coat and white forehead and characteristically emitting an offensive odor when disturbed.
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A small, badgerlike, burrowing carnivore (Mydaus javanensis) related to the skunk and native to Java, Borneo, and Sumatra: it ejects a vile-smelling fluid when disturbed or frightened.
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A mammal endemic to the island of Java, Mydaus javanensis.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
teledu
Plural:
teledus

Origin of teledu

  • Malay

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Malay teledu.

    From Wiktionary