mephitine

adjective
meph·​i·​tine | \ ˈmefəˌtēn, -ətə̇n \

Definition of mephitine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to skunks

mephitine

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of mephitine (Entry 2 of 2)

: skunk

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History and Etymology for mephitine

Adjective

New Latin Mephitis + English -ine

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“Mephitine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mephitine. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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