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scent-mark

[sent-mahrk] /ˈsɛntˌmɑrk/ Animal Behavior
verb (used without object)
1.
to deposit a scent mark; mark.
verb (used with object)
2.
to deposit a scent mark on; mark.

scent mark

noun, Animal Behavior.
1.
a distinctive odor that an animal deposits on the ground or other surface, as by urinating, which functions as an identifying signal to other animals of the species.
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Contemporary definitions for scent-mark
noun

an odorous pheromone or defensive substance secreted by an animal on objects in their territory

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