rasse

noun
\ ˈrasə, ˈras\
plural -s

Definition of rasse

: 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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History and Etymology for rasse

borrowed from Javanese rasé

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