Civet

ragout or stew
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Civet

stew, usually of game traditionally thickened with blood.
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civet

[n] - catlike mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
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Civet

Civ'et (sĭv'ĕt) noun [ French civette (cf. Italian zibetto ) civet, civet cat, from LGr. zape`tion , from Arabic zubād , zabād , civet.] 1. A substance, of the consistence of butter or honey, taken from glands in the anal pouch...
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Civet

Civ'et transitive verb To scent or perfume with civet. Cowper
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civet

noun catlike mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes
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Civet

• (n.) A substance, of the consistence of butter or honey, taken from glands in the anal pouch of the civet (Viverra civetta). It is of clear yellowish or brownish color, of a strong, musky odor, offensive when undiluted, but agreeable when a small portion is mixed with another substance. It is used as a perfume. • (n.) The animal that pr...
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civet

(from the article `civet`) ...and weight ranges from 1.5 to 11 kg (3.3 to 24 pounds). The anal glands of civets open under the tail into a large pouch in which a greasy, ...
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civet

any of a number of long-bodied, short-legged carnivores of the family Viverridae. There are about 15 to 20 species, placed in 10 to 12 genera. Civets ... [3 related articles]
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Civet

A civet t is a small, lithe-bodied, mostly nocturnal mammal native to tropical Asia and Africa, especially the tropical forests. The term civet applies to over a dozen different mammal species. Most of the species diversity is found in southeast Asia. The best-known civet species is the African Civet, Civettictis civetta, which historically has be...
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civet

civet (siv'ut) or civet cat,any of a large group of mostly nocturnal mammals of the Old World family Viverridae (civet family), which also includes the mongoose. Civets are not true cats, but the civet family is related to the cat family (Felidae). Most civets have catlike bodies, long tails, an...
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Civet

The civet (Viverridae) are a family of carnivorous animals similar to the cats. They inhabit tropical Asia and North Africa and are celebrated for producing a scented substance used in perfume.
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Civet

Civet is a highly seasoned stew of hare, venison or game.
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civet

Click images to enlargeSmall to medium-sized carnivorous mammal found in Africa and Asia, belonging to the family Viverridae, which also includes mongooses and genets. Distant relations of cats, they generally have longer jaws and more teeth. All have a scent gland in the inguinal (groin) region. Extracts from this gl...
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Civet

A French stew usually containing game, though duck and goose are used. The meat is marinated in red wine for long periods of time, then stewed with pearl onions and bacon. The sauce was once thickened with blood, but that is a method not used much anymore.
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civet

stew of game thickened with blood
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Civet

stew.
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civet

long-tailed catlike carnivorous mammal with musk glands
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Civet

[perfumery] Civet (Zibeth; Zibet; Zibetum), also known as civet musk, is the glandular secretion produced by both sexes of the civet cat (Viverridae). == Production == Two civet species are known: Civettictis civetta that inhabits Ethiopia, and Viverra zibetha that is found in India, Malaya, Indochina, and Indonesia. The largest quantities ...
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