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Sleek

sleek

1. Having an even, smooth surface; smooth; hence, glossy; as, sleek hair. So sleek her skin, so faultless was her make. (Dryden)

2. Not rough or harsh. Those rugged names to our like mouths grow sleek. (milton)

Origin: OE. Slik; akin to Icel. Slikr, and OE. Sliken to glide, slide, G. Schleichen, OHG. Slihhan, D. Slik, slijk, mud, slime, and E. Slink. Cf. Slick, Slink.


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Help identifying this mammal

... it. But my conclusions is that it looks like to be related to ferrets. I get that impression by the stature, elongated snout, whiskers, tail and sleek body that they are related. One thing I can say for sure, is that the hypothesis of this species being a red panda is INCORRECT. If you find out ...

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Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:59 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help identifying this mammal
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