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fos•sa



Pronunciation: (fos'u), [key]
n.,
pl. fos•saePronunciation: (fos'ē). [key]
Anat.
a pit, cavity, or depression, as in a bone.

fos•sa



Pronunciation: (fos'u), [key]
n.
a forest-dwelling genetlike mammal, Cryptoprocta ferox, of the civet family, native to Madagascar, with a short coat of white, black, gray, or brown: now rare. Also called fos'sa cat".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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