Definition of musang in English:

musang

(also moosang)

Pronunciation /muːˈsaŋ/ /mjuːˈsaŋ/

noun

  • A palm civet of the Asian genus Paradoxurus; especially the toddy cat, P. hermaphroditus.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Marsden (1754–1836), orientalist and numismatist. From Malay musang civet, polecat.