civet cat


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civet cat

[′siv·ət ‚kat]
(vertebrate zoology)
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A member of the teaching staff was shocked to see a peculiar looking tail dangling from the ledge of a classroom and on further investigation; the animal was identified as a civet cat.
She also studied how to process the beans excreted by the civet cat so that the desired aroma will come out.
ICONS Coffee Couture in Souk Al Bahar is offering kopi luwak, a rare coffee bean produced using droppings from the Asian civet cat.
The staff introduces us to their shy in-house resident, the civet cat.
ADJECTIVE ANIMAL cervine civet cat colubrine deer hircine goat larine gull lutrine otter musteline seal ovine sheep phocine snake sciurine squirrel viverrine weasel
The civet cat itself was a source of curiosity both in menageries and in textual accounts of other lands.
So, in 1622, in another kind of human will, John Jane, a sailor, is a man of his age when he bequeaths 30 shillings to one colleague on his ship The Charles, and then states: 'Alsoe I giue vnto John Betchered and Nicholas Johnson both belonging to the said shipp one Civet cat equally betweene them'.
Holcomb from Douglas County, Oregon, wrote to report fair trapping and fine hunting with "some few elk, plenty of deer, bear, cougar and bobcats, a few wolves and coyotes, beaver, otter, mink, coon, skunk, civet cat and marten.
EVERYONE seems to be talking about Kupi Luwak - the most expensive coffee beans in the world, which are selected and digested by the civet cat beforehand - dubbed cat poo coffee.
It is thought that it may be a new species of marten or civet cat, but there is also the possibility that it will be in an entirely new group.
6% carried positive antibodies, and among 123 civet cat husbandry staff, only 3.