Other Free Encyclopedias » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Children's literature to Clumber spaniel

Civet

Civet, weasel-like carnivorous mammal of the family Viverridae, found in Africa and South Asia. The African civet, (Civettictis civetta), is reared for the musky-smelling oily substance, used as a base for perfumes, that is produced by glands under its tail.

Civics [next] [back] Ciudad BolĂ­var

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or