Fossa



[fos-uh] /ˈfɒs ə/

noun, plural fossae
[fos-ee] /ˈfɒs i/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
a pit, cavity, or depression, as in a bone.
[fos-uh] /ˈfɒs ə/
noun
1.
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.
/ˈfɒsə/
noun (pl) -sae (-siː)
1.
an anatomical depression, trench, or hollow area
/ˈfɒsə/
noun
1.
a large primitive catlike viverrine mammal, Cryptoprocta ferox, inhabiting the forests of Madagascar: order Carnivora (carnivores). It has thick reddish-brown fur and preys on lemurs, poultry, etc

fossa fos·sa (fŏs’ə)
n. pl. fos·sae (fŏs’ē’)
A small longitudinal cavity or depression, as in a bone.

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