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Meaning of CIVET CAT

Pronunciation:  'sivit kat

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  catlike mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
  2. [n]  raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
 
 Synonyms: Bassariscus astutus, bassarisk, cacomistle, cacomixle, civet, coon cat, miner's cat, raccoon fox, ringtail, ring-tailed cat
 
 See Also: Arctictis bintourong, banded palm civet, Bassariscus, bearcat, binturong, Cryptoprocta, family Viverridae, family Viverrinae, fanaloka, Fossa fossa, genus Bassariscus, genus Cryptoprocta, Hemigalus hardwickii, large civet, palm cat, palm civet, procyonid, small civet, Viverra zibetha, Viverricula indica, Viverricula malaccensis, Viverridae, Viverrinae, viverrine, viverrine mammal

 

 

 

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