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English definition of “badger”

badger

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbædʒər/
a wild animal with thick black and white fur that lives under the ground and comes out at nightWild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
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