hog-nosed skunk

/hawg"nohzd', hog"-/, n.
1. Also called badger skunk, rooter skunk. a large, naked-muzzled skunk, Conepatus mesoleucus, common in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having a black coat with one broad white stripe down the back and tail.
2. Also called conepati. any similar New World skunk of the genus Conepatus.

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