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1. civet

noun. ['ˈsɪvət'] cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes.

Synonyms

  • binturong
  • banded palm civet
  • small civet
  • viverrine
  • palm cat
  • family Viverrinae
  • family Viverridae
  • viverrine mammal
  • civet cat
  • fanaloka
  • Cryptoprocta
  • bearcat
  • genus Cryptoprocta
  • Viverrinae
  • Fossa fossa
  • large civet
  • Viverricula malaccensis
  • Viverricula indica
  • Arctictis bintourong
  • Viverridae
  • Viverra zibetha
  • Hemigalus hardwickii

Etymology

  • civette (French)
  • زباد (Arabic)

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Words that Rhyme with Civet

  • mcdivitt
  • mcdivett
  • privott
  • rivet
  • pivot

Example sentences of the word civet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Many perfumers still use the oil from the civet, a cousin to the mongoose.

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