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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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Rhymes with Civet Cat

  • tit-for-tat
  • inmarsat
  • rat-a-tat
  • landsat
  • gujarat
  • tvsat
  • prevatte
  • prevatt
  • nonfat
  • mcnatt
  • deslatte
  • combat
  • biernat
  • balyeat
  • spratt
  • splat
  • sadat
  • labatt
  • hnat
  • delatte
  • begat
  • at-bat
  • arnatt
  • stat
  • spat
  • slat
  • slaght
  • scat
  • sarratt
  • pratte

2. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats.

Synonyms

  • true cat
  • domestic cat
  • Felis catus
  • house cat
  • feline
  • wildcat
  • felid

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born
  • survive

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] a whip with nine knotted cords.

Synonyms

  • cat-o'-nine-tails

Antonyms

  • failing
  • stay

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work.

Synonyms

  • Caterpillar

Antonyms

  • fail
  • appear

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild.

Synonyms

  • Acinonyx jubatus
  • Panthera tigris
  • Panthera uncia
  • chetah
  • lion
  • feline
  • leopard
  • Panthera pardus
  • Panthera onca
  • ounce
  • tiglon
  • saber-toothed tiger
  • tigon
  • snow leopard
  • panther
  • cheetah
  • sabertooth
  • felid
  • big cat
  • jaguar
  • liger
  • Panthera leo
  • family Felidae
  • tiger
  • king of beasts
  • Felidae

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] a spiteful woman gossip.

Synonyms

  • woman
  • gossiper
  • rumourmonger
  • adult female
  • rumormonger
  • newsmonger
  • gossip

Antonyms

  • unalarming
  • pleased
  • unmoved
  • strong

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. cat

verb. ['ˈkæt'] beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails.

Synonyms

  • lather
  • trounce
  • strap
  • lash
  • welt
  • flog
  • slash

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • male
  • husband
  • inflexibility

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. CAT

noun. a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis.

Synonyms

  • computerized axial tomography
  • computed axial tomography
  • CT
  • X-radiation
  • X-raying
  • computed tomography

9. cat

verb. ['ˈkæt'] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.

Synonyms

  • barf
  • be sick
  • upchuck
  • egest
  • vomit
  • pass
  • retch
  • sick
  • puke
  • throw up
  • vomit up
  • disgorge
  • honk
  • excrete
  • purge
  • eliminate
  • spue
  • regorge
  • cast
  • spew
  • regurgitate

Antonyms

  • starve
  • depressant
  • official
  • nonexploratory

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant.

Synonyms

  • kat
  • stimulant drug
  • qat
  • stimulant
  • quat
  • khat
  • Arabian tea
  • excitant

Antonyms

  • healthy
  • fit
  • well
  • sane

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with civet-cat


1. Noun Phrase
However, when this technique was used, the anal glands of the musk deer and civet cat were extracted to retrieve this scent.

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