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a yellowish, unctuous substance with a strong musklike odor, obtained from a pouch in the genital region of civets and used in perfumery.
any catlike, carnivorous mammal of the subfamily Viverrinae, chiefly of southern Asia and Africa, having a coarse-haired, spotted coat, rounded ears, and a narrow muzzle.
any of various related or similar animals, as the palm civet.
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Civet - Wikipedia


A civet /ˈsɪvᵻt/ is a small, lithe-bodied, mostly nocturnal mammal native to tropical Asia and Africa, especially the tropical forests. The term civet applies to over ...

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civet | mammal, Viverridae family | Britannica.com


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Aug 10, 2010 ... The African Civet is a large species of Civet found across sub-Saharan Africa. The African Civet is the only remaining member in it's genetic ...