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civet cat

noun

Definition of CIVET CAT

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:  civet 1
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:  ringtail 2
3
:  any of several small spotted skunks (genus Spilogale) of western North America

First Known Use of CIVET CAT

1607

civet cat

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CIVET CAT

:  any of several carnivorous mammals (family Viverridae); especially :  a long-bodied short-legged African animal (Civettictis civetta) that produces most of the civet of commerce

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