Traducción de civet en Español:

civet

civeta, n.

Pronunciación /ˈsɪvɪt//ˈsɪvət/

nombre

  • 1also civet cat

    civeta femenino
    gato de algalia masculino
    • On behalf of all civet cats I have to register a protest.
    • So it's not a virus that every Himalayan palm civet has always had and is chronically infected with.
    • The main suspect to date is the civet cat, a cat-like mammal closely related to the mongoose.
    • This includes the civet cat which is known to be a carrier of the disease.
    • On coffee plantations, palm civets dine heavily on coffee cherries.
  • 2

    (substance)
    civeto masculino
    algalia femenino
    • The secretion of these glands, called civet, is used as a perfume base and medicine..
    • In the sixteenth century, for example, pungent animal scents such as musk and civet were very popular.
    • Silk, cotton, and velvet changed what people wore, and musk and civet altered the way that they smelt.
    • 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.
    • 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.