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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fos·sa /ˈfɑsə/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fos·sa /ˈfɑsə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 fos·sa n.; pl. fossæ   Anat. A pit, groove, cavity, or depression, of greater or less depth; as, the temporal fossa on the side of the skull; the nasal fossæ containing the nostrils in most birds.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical
           depression) [syn: pit]
      2: monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm
         civets [syn: genus Fossa]
      3: largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some
         respects between cats and civets [syn: fossa cat, Cryptoprocta
      [also: fossae (pl)]