a small plant, Adoxa moschatellina, having greenish or yellowish flowers with a musky odor.
- Also called musk root, musk·root [muhsk-root, -root] /ˈmʌskˌrut, -ˌrʊt/ .
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How to use moschatel in a sentence
moschatel, mos′ka-tel, n. a plant with pale-green flowers and a musky smell.
British Dictionary definitions for moschatel
a small N temperate plant, Adoxa moschatellina, with greenish-white musk-scented flowers on top of the stem, arranged as four pointing sideways at right angles to each other and one facing upwards: family Adoxaceae: Also called: townhall clock, five-faced bishop
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