Noun(1) cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
(1) So it's not a virus that every Himalayan palm civet has always had and is chronically infected with.(2) Theatre became less serious and more sensational; the great national concerns gave way to domestic intrigue; the smell of cowslips and violets to musk and civet , if not in reality then in the imagery of the plays.(3) In the sixteenth century, for example, pungent animal scents such as musk and civet were very popular.(4) Silk, cotton, and velvet changed what people wore, and musk and civet altered the way that they smelt.(5) On behalf of all civet cats I have to register a protest.(6) During the Renaissances strong scents of animal origin, including musk, civet and ambergris, were popular, but by the late 18th century these were consider too strong, too beastly.(7) The secretion of these glands, called civet , is used as a perfume base and medicine..(8) This includes the civet cat which is known to be a carrier of the disease.(9) The main suspect to date is the civet cat , a cat-like mammal closely related to the mongoose.(10) On coffee plantations, palm civets dine heavily on coffee cherries.
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