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Civet

Civ´et   Pronunciation: sĭv´ĕt
n.1.A substance, of the consistence of butter or honey, taken from glands in the anal pouch of the civet (Viverra civetta). It is of clear yellowish or brownish color, of a strong, musky odor, offensive when undiluted, but agreeable when a small portion is mixed with another substance. It is used as a perfume.
2.(Zool) The animal that produces civet (Viverra civetta); - called also civet cat. It is carnivorous, from two to three feet long, and of a brownish gray color, with transverse black bands and spots on the body and tail. It is a native of northern Africa and of Asia. The name is also applied to other species.
v. t.1.To scent or perfume with civet.
Noun1.civet - catlike mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
Synonyms: civet cat
Arctictis bintourong, banded palm civet, bearcat, binturong, civet cat, Cryptoprocta, family Viverridae, family Viverrinae, fanaloka, Fossa fossa, genus Cryptoprocta, Hemigalus hardwickii, large civet, palm cat, palm civet, small civet, Viverra zibetha, Viverricula indica, Viverricula malaccensis, Viverridae, Viverrinae, viverrine, viverrine mammal
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