the musk-secreting gland of a male musk deer.
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Also called musk gland.
Origin of musk bag
First recorded in 1675–85
Words nearby musk bag
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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