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musk bag

noun
  1. the musk-secreting gland of a male musk deer.
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Origin of musk bag

First recorded in 1675–85
Also called musk gland.
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Historical Examples

  • 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