civet definición, civet significado | diccionario de inglés definición




1    any catlike viverrine mammal of the genus Viverra and related genera, of Africa and S Asia, typically having blotched or spotted fur and secreting a powerfully smelling fluid from anal glands  
2    the yellowish fatty secretion of such an animal, used as a fixative in the manufacture of perfumes  
3    the fur of such an animal  
4       short for       palm civet  
     (C16: from Old French civette, from Italian zibetto, from Arabic zabad civet perfume)  

palm civet  
      n   any of various small civet-like arboreal viverrine mammals of the genera Paradoxurus, Hemigalus, etc., of Africa and S and SE Asia  
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Consulte también:

palm civet, Cie, cite, chive

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