musk bag


noun

the musk-secreting gland of a male musk deer.
Also called musk gland.

Origin of musk bag

First recorded in 1675–85
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Example sentences from the Web for musk bag

  • The tiny musk-deer, so called, though it has no musk-bag or scent about it of that pungent nature, is indigenous to Ceylon.

    The Pearl of India|Maturin M. Ballou