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According to dictionary.com (linked below) the correct plural of "mongoose" is "mongooses."

Mongoose is made plural by the addition of an "s," just like other nouns with regular plurals. e.g. noose/nooses, papoose/papooses, caboose/cabooses.

For etymology and comparison with the irregular plural for "goose," see Related links below this box.



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However, according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary (http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/mongoose) the first option given is "mongooses," although "mongeese" is also acceptable.
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