mier-cat, noun

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AfrikaansShow more Partial translation of Afrikaans mierkat, see mierkat.
obs.
meerkat.
1897 F. Macnab On Veldt & Farm 221Different orders of hawks and owls also assist the work of destruction, and so it is said do hyenas, mier-cat, and, in fact, most of the cat tribe, who find locusts a delicious article of food.
1906 W.S. Johnson Orangia 16The bright little mier-cat, not unlike a weasel, but much prettier and easily tamed.
meerkat.

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