The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Teledu \Tel"e*du\, n. (Zool.)
An East Indian carnivore (Mydaus meliceps) allied to the
badger, and noted for the very offensive odor that it emits,
somewhat resembling that of a skunk. It is a native of the
high mountains of Java and Sumatra, and has long, silky fur.
Called also stinking badger, and stinkard.