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.
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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Origin of teledu
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Malay teledu.