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skunk

noun [C] (ANIMAL)    /skʌŋk/
[C] a small , black and white North American animal that makes a strong , unpleasant smell as a defence when it is attacked Wild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
(Definition of skunk noun (ANIMAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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