noun gen·et \ˈje-nət\

Definition of GENET

:  any of a genus (Genetta) of small Old World usually carnivorous viverrid mammals related to the civets and having retractile claws, spotted or striped fur, and a ringed tail

Origin of GENET

Middle English genete, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Arabic jarnayṭ
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with GENET


biographical name Ge·net \zhə-ˈnā\

Definition of GENET

Edmond-Charles-Édouard 1763–1834 Citizen Genet Fr. diplomat in United States


biographical name

Definition of GENET

Jean 1910–1986 Fr. dram. & nov.


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