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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grison  \Gri"son\,  n.  [F.,  fr  grison  gray,  gray-haired,  gris 
  gray.  See  {Gris}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  South  American  animal  of  the  family  Mustelidae 
  ({Galictis  vittata}).  It  is  about  two  feet  long, 
  exclusive  of  the  tail.  Its  under  parts  are  black.  Also 
  called  {South  American  glutton}. 
  b  A  South  American  monkey  ({Lagothrix  infumatus}),  said  to 
  be  gluttonous. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grison 
  n  :  carnivore  of  Central  and  South  America  resembling  a  weasel 
  with  a  grayish-white  back  and  dark  underparts  [syn:  {Grison 
  vittatus},  {Galictis  vittatus}] 




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