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European Badger
2009-02-16 19:47:24

The European badger (Meles meles) also known as the Eurasian Badger, is a species of badger indigenous to much of Europe (excluding northern Scandinavia, Iceland, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and Cyprus). It is also found in many parts of Asia, from about 15° to 65° North, and from about 10° West to 135° East. It is related to stoats, otters, weasels, minks, and other badgers. There...

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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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