zibet

noun
zib·​et
variants: or zibeth \ ˈzibə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of zibet

: a common Asiatic civet cat (Viverra zibetha)

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History and Etymology for zibet

Italian zibetto & Medieval Latin zibethum, from Arabic zabād civet perfume

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“Zibet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zibet. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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