scent-mark

[ sent-mahrk ]
/ ˈsɛntˌmɑrk /
Animal Behavior

verb (used without object)

to deposit a scent mark; mark.

verb (used with object)

to deposit a scent mark on; mark.

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Definition for scent-mark (2 of 2)

scent mark

noun Animal Behavior.

a distinctive odor that an animal deposits on the ground or other surface, as by urinating, which functions as an identifying signal to other animals of the species.
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