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genet

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CIDE DICTIONARY

genetn. [F. genette, Sp. gineta, fr. Ar. jarnei.].
  •  One of several species of small Carnivora of the genus Genetta, allied to the civets, but having the scent glands less developed, and without a pouch.  [1913 Webster]
    " The common genet (Genetta vulgaris) of Southern Europe, Asia Minor, and North Africa, is dark gray, spotted with black. The long tail is banded with black and white. The Cape genet (Genetta felina), and the berbe (Genetta pardina), are related African species."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The fur of the common genet (Genetta vulgaris); also, any skin dressed in imitation of this fur.  [1913 Webster]
genetn. [See Jennet.].
     A small-sized, well-proportioned, Spanish horse; a jennet.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

genet, n. (also genette)
1 any catlike mammal of the genus Genetta, native to Africa and S. Europe, with spotted fur and a long ringed bushy tail.
2 the fur of the genet.

Etymology
ME f. OF genete f. Arab. jarnait

ROGET THESAURUS

genet

Carrier

N carrier, porter, bearer, tranter, conveyer, cargador, express, expressman, stevedore, coolie, conductor, locomotive, motor, beast, beast of burden, cattle, horse, nag, palfrey, Arab, blood horse, thoroughbred, galloway, charger, courser, racer, hunter, jument, pony, filly, colt, foal, barb, roan, jade, hack, bidet, pad, cob, tit, punch, roadster, goer, racehorse, pack horse, draft horse, cart horse, dray horse, post horse, ketch, Shetland pony, shelty, sheltie, garran, garron, jennet, genet, bayard, mare, stallion, gelding, bronco, broncho, cayuse, creature, critter, cow pony, mustang, Narraganset, waler, stud, Pegasus, Bucephalus, Rocinante, ass, donkey, jackass, mule, hinny, sumpter horse, sumpter mule, burro, cuddy, ladino, reindeer, camel, dromedary, llama, elephant, carrier pigeon, pallet, brace, cart, dolley, support, fork lift, carriage, ship, equine, asinine.


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