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1. musk

noun. ['ˈmʌsk'] the scent of a greasy glandular secretion from the male musk deer.

Antonyms

  • odorous

Etymology

  • muscus (Latin)
  • μόσχος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Musk

  • brusque
  • bruske
  • tusk
  • rusk
  • lusk
  • kuske
  • husk
  • dusk
  • cusk
  • buske
  • busk

Example sentences of the word musk


1. Noun, singular or mass
Three species in the Kinosternidae family of musk and mud turtles inhabit slow-moving bodies of water in Tennessee.

2. Adjective
ThinkQuest indicates that over hunting seriously endangers some species in the far north, especially musk oxen.

2. musk-scented

adjective. smelling of musk.

Synonyms

  • odorous

Antonyms

  • malodorous
  • fragrant

3. musk

noun. ['ˈmʌsk'] an odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer; used as a perfume fixative.

Antonyms

  • deodourise

Etymology

  • muscus (Latin)
  • μόσχος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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