Civet vs Civetlike - What's the difference?

civet | civetlike |


As a noun civet

is a carnivorous catlike animal that produces a musky secretion it is two to three feet long, with black bands and spots on the body and tail.

As an adjective civetlike is

resembling a civet or some aspect of one, such as its perfume.

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civet

English

Noun

(wikipedia civet) (en noun)
  • A carnivorous catlike animal that produces a musky secretion. It is two to three feet long, with black bands and spots on the body and tail.
  • The musky perfume produced by the animal.
  • * 1599 ,
  • LEONATO. Indeed he looks younger than he did, by the loss of a beard.
    DON PEDRO. Nay, a' rubs himself with civet : can you smell him out by that?
    CLAUDIO. That's as much as to say the sweet youth's in love.

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    civetlike

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    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a civet or some aspect of one, such as its perfume.