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Ichneumon

Definition of ichneumon:

part of speech: noun

A small carnivorous animal in Egypt, famed for destroying the crocodile's eggs: an insect which lays its eggs on the larvae of other insects.

part of speech: noun

A weasellike animal found in Asia, Africa, and Spain, which feeds on mice, rats, snakes, and birds.

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