Definition of linsang in US English:

linsang

noun

  • A small, secretive relation of the civet, with a spotted or banded coat and a long tail, found in the forests of Southeast Asia and West Africa.

    Family Viverridae: genera Prionodon (two Asian species) and Poiana (one African species)

Origin

Early 19th century: via Javanese from Malay.

Pronunciation

linsang

/ˈlinsaNG/