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civet is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of civet in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… farmed civet cats Chinese officials …”

meanings of civet


  1. Any of several species of spotted skunk, in the genus Spilogale.
  2. The musky perfume produced by the animal.
  3. Any animal in the family Viverridae or the similar family Nandiniidae.
  4. A carnivorous catlike animal, Civettictis civetta, that produces a musky secretion. It is two to three feet long, with black bands and spots on the body and tail.

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