- musil, robert,
- musique concrète,
- musk bag,
- musk deer,
- musk duck,
- musk hog,
- musk mallow
Origin of musk
Examples from the Web for musk
Nothing could better describe the differences between Branson and Musk than these two events.
Musk is there, too, having taken a three-year lease at Spaceport for testing reusable rockets.
Like Ford, Musk started by building a high-end sports car that would be a toy for the ultra-rich.
Like Ford, Musk knew that Tesla could only become a significant player if it were to democratize the electric car.
When Musk decided he want to make electric cars, he was confronting the world that Ford had pioneered.
THE generality of naturalists are of opinion that the perfume called civet, or musk, is furnished only by one species of animals.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Only, of course, she would not have smelled so of musk and—there is no denying it—of garlic.California|Mary Austin
It is always possible to unite colonies by making the bees smell of some strong-smelling stuff, such as musk.Animal Intelligence|George J. Romanes
The male is almost as much disproportionately larger than the female as the Musk drake is in comparison with his mate.Sheep, Swine, and Poultry|Robert Jennings
From here we detected a family of four musk oxen asleep not far from another group of rocks.My Attainment of the Pole|Frederick A. Cook
Word Origin for musk
late 14c., from Old French musc (13c.) and directly from Late Latin muscus, from Late Greek moskhos, from Persian mushk, from Sanskrit muska-s "testicle," from mus "mouse" (so called, presumably, for resemblance; see muscle). The deer gland was thought to resemble a scrotum. German has moschos, from a Medieval Latin form of the Late Greek word. Spanish has almizcle, from Arabic al misk "the musk," from Persian. Applied to various plants and animals of similar smell (e.g. musk-ox, 1744).