civ·​e·​tone ˈsiv-ə-ˌtōn How to pronounce civetone (audio)
: a crystalline ketone C17H30O that constitutes the characteristic odorous constituent of civet and that is used in perfumes

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“Civetone.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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