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Origin of civet
OTHER WORDS FROM civetciv·et·like, adjective
Words nearby civet
Example sentences from the Web for civet
It was not until long after the hare was skinned, roasted, served as civet and as purée that I discovered the truth.Tracks of a Rolling Stone|Henry J. Coke
We likewise killed two or three civet cats; but their flesh is the worst of carrion.
Look around you and be sorry you're not living in an attic, With a civet and a fish-net, and with you to pay the rent.The Three Taverns|Edwin Arlington Robinson
It is sold everywhere, but for the last three weeks nobody will use any snuff but that sold at the 'Civet Cat.'The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Yet when civet is newly taken from the animal, it is whitish, and acquires a yellowish colour by keeping.