civet

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English[edit]

African Civet, Civettictis civetta

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Etymology[edit]

From French civette, from Italian zibetto, from Arabic زباد (zábād).

Noun[edit]

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civet (plural civets)

  1. A carnivorous catlike animal that produces a musky secretion. It is two to three feet long, with black bands and spots on the body and tail.
  2. The musky perfume produced by the animal.

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian civetta, Romansch tschuetta, French chouette.

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civet m

  1. owl
  2. burrowing owl

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civet m (plural civets)

  1. (cuisine) ragout of hare, rabbit or wild mammal, with red wine and onions, bound with the animal’s blood.