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Meaning of RATEL

Pronunciation:  'reytl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  nocturnal badger-like carnivore of wooded regions of Africa and southern Asia
 

RATEL is a 5 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: honey badger, Mellivora capensis
 
 See Also: genus Mellivora, Mellivora, mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ra"tel\, n. [F.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any carnivore of the genus {Mellivora}, allied to the weasels
and the skunks; -- called also {honey badger}.

Note: Several species are known in Africa and India. The Cape
      ratel ({M. Capensis}) and the Indian ratel ({M.
      Indica}) are the best known. The back is gray; the
      lower parts, face, and tail are black. They are fond of
      honey, and rob the nests of wild bees.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Raytheon Automatic Test Equipment Language. For analog and digital computer controlled test centres. "Automatic Testing via a Distributed Intelligence Processing System", S.J. Ring, IEEE AUTOTESTCON 77 (Nov 1977).

 

 

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