Definition of 'civet'
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Example sentences containing 'civet'
`His breath smells worse than asafoetida, and the grease he uses on his moustaches stinks like a civet cat on heat.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)
Without difficulty he talked Kenworthy into civet de marcassin, his first introduction to wild boar.DISPLACED PERSON (2002)
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