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Meaning of FOSSA

Pronunciation:  'fâsu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some respects between cats and civets
  2. [n]  monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets
  3. [n]  a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
 

FOSSA is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: Cryptoprocta ferox, fossa cat, genus Fossa, pit
 
 See Also: bodily cavity, cavity, cavum, concave shape, concavity, epigastric fossa, family Viverridae, family Viverrinae, fanaloka, Fossa fossa, glenoid cavity, glenoid fossa, incurvation, incurvature, mammal genus, mandibular fossa, pit of the stomach, Viverridae, Viverrinae, viverrine, viverrine mammal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fos"sa\, n.; pl. {Foss[AE]}. [L., a ditch. See {Fosse}.]
(Anat.)
A pit, groove, cavity, or depression, of greater or less
depth; as, the temporal fossa on the side of the skull; the
nasal foss[ae] containing the nostrils in most birds.

 

 

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