rasse

noun \ˈrasə, ˈras\

Definition of rasse

plural

-s

  1. :  a grizzled black-marked semiarboreal civet (Viverricula malaccensis or V. indica) that is related to but is smaller than the common civet, is native to China and the East Indies, and furnishes a perfume prized by the Javanese —called also lesser civet

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Origin and Etymology of rasse

borrowed from Javanese rasé


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