In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a musky smell — un olor a almizcle
- Seth leaned over my shoulder to check my work, and I could smell his musky cologne.
- River otters have paired scent glands at the base of their tail which give off a heavy, musky smell.
- Alongside the clean, sweet musky smell, it has an earthy rawness.
- It smells clean and musky, like a gentle cologne, and makes a nice change from the antiseptic smell of medicinal products.
- A earthy, musky smell exuded from the forest that now surrounded him.
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