Medical Dictionary

civet cat

noun

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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May 26, 2015
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