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Definition of "teledu" [tel•e•du]

  • A small carnivorous mammal (Mydaus javanensis) of Sumatra, Borneo, and Java, having a blackish coat and white forehead and characteristically emitting an offensive odor when disturbed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "teledu" in a sentence
  • "The Malay badger (_Mydaus meliceps_) is confined to the mountains of Java (where it is called the teledu), Sumatra and Borneo."
  • "Anybody else notice the subliminal bolstering of New Labour in a raft of recent BBC programmes - even Empire of the Seas had lefty innuendo I noticed. teledu"
  • "The Brown case was very feeble especially on the decline of manufacturing and where Marr did nail him. teledu"