native cat-like marsupial of Australia

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  • Quoll — Tiger quoll (Dasyurus maculatus) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Quoll — (kw[o^]l), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A marsupial of Australia ({Dasyurus macrurus}), about the size of a cat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quoll — /kwol/ noun Any of several small Australian marsupials, a native cat ORIGIN: From an Aboriginal language …   Useful english dictionary

  • quoll — noun Etymology: short for je quoll, from Guugu Yimidhirr (Australian aboriginal language of northern Queensland) dhigul Date: 1770 any of a genus (Dasyurus) of small spotted carnivorous marsupials of Australia and New Guinea …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quoll — noun Any of the various carnivorous marsupials of the genus Dasyurus found in Australia and New Guinea, roughly the size of a cat. 1770: Another was calld by the natives Je Quoll: it is about the size and something like a polecat, of a light… …   Wiktionary

  • quoll — /kwɒl / (say kwol) noun 1. any of several cat sized, predatory marsupials of the genus Dasyurus, having slender, white spotted bodies and very pointed snouts; native cat. 2. Also, eastern quoll. a carnivorous marsupial, Dasyurus viverrinus, from… …   Australian English dictionary

  • quoll — viverinė sterbliakiaunė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Dasyurus viverrinus angl. eastern Australian native cat; eastern dasyure; quoll vok. Tüpfel Fleckenbeutelmarder rus. крапчатая сумчатая куница… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • quoll — quọll → quellen * * * quọll, quọ̈l|le: ↑ 1quellen. * * * quọll, quọ̈l|le: 1↑quellen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • quoll — quọll Imperfekt, 3. Person Sg; ↑quellen …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • quoll — A brownish, cat sized marsupial with distinctive white spots, a long tail and pointed snout. Quolls are nocturnal, and hunt insects, birds and small mammals. The word comes from Guugu Yimidhirr, an Aboriginal language of far north Queensland.… …   Australian idioms

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