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 for ursine dasyure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ursine \Ur"sine\, a. [L. ursinus, from ursus a bear. See
     Ursa.]
     Of or pertaining to a bear; resembling a bear.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Ursine baboon. (Zool.) See Chacma.
  
     Ursine dasyure (Zool.), the Tasmanian devil.
  
     Ursine howler (Zool.), the araguato. See Illust. under
        Howler.
  
     Ursine seal. (Zool.) See Sea bear, and the Note under 1st
        Seal.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dasyure \das"y*ure\ (d[a^]s"[i^]*[=u]r), n. [Gr. dasy`s thick,
     shaggy + o'yra` tail: cf. F. dasyure.]
     1. (Zool.) A carnivorous catlike marsupial quadruped of
        Australia, belonging to the genus Dasyurus, called also
        native cat. There are several species.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     2. (Zool.) any of several related animals, such as the
        Tasmanian devil; -- called also ursine dasyure.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ursine dasyure
      n 1: small ferocious carnivorous marsupial having a mostly black
           coat and long tail [syn: Tasmanian devil, ursine
           dasyure, Sarcophilus hariisi]

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