English to Filipino Meaning :: civet

Civet :
- sibitketcivets

Show English Meaning

Noun(1) cat-like mammal typically secreting musk used in perfumes

Show Examples

(1) So it's not a virus that every Himalayan palm civet has always had and is chronically infected with.(2) Theatre became less serious and more sensational; the great national concerns gave way to domestic intrigue; the smell of cowslips and violets to musk and civet , if not in reality then in the imagery of the plays.(3) In the sixteenth century, for example, pungent animal scents such as musk and civet were very popular.(4) Silk, cotton, and velvet changed what people wore, and musk and civet altered the way that they smelt.(5) On behalf of all civet cats I have to register a protest.(6) During the Renaissances strong scents of animal origin, including musk, civet and ambergris, were popular, but by the late 18th century these were consider too strong, too beastly.(7) The secretion of these glands, called civet , is used as a perfume base and medicine..(8) This includes the civet cat which is known to be a carrier of the disease.(9) The main suspect to date is the civet cat , a cat-like mammal closely related to the mongoose.(10) On coffee plantations, palm civets dine heavily on coffee cherries.
Related Words
(1) civet cat ::
(2) palm civet ::
palm civet
1. civet cat ::
Different Forms
civet, civets
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

The meow, that sounded to me
like an African civet cat.

The meow, that sounded to me like an African CIVET cat.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 16

...the civet cat is not a true cat.

...the CIVET cat is not a true cat.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 16

English to Filipino Dictionary: civet

Meaning and definitions of civet, translation in Filipino language for civet with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of civet in Filipino and in English language.

Tags for the entry "civet"

What civet means in Filipino, civet meaning in Filipino, civet definition, examples and pronunciation of civet in Filipino language.

English to Filipino Dictionary

Learn Prepositions by Photos
commonly confused words
form of verbs

Words by Category

Topic Wise Words

Learn 3000+ Common Words

Learn Common GRE Words

Learn Words Everyday

Your Favorite Words
Currently you do not have any favorite word. To make a word favorite you have to click on the heart button.