Definition: Meaning of, musk in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / mʌsk /

  • noun
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Singular Plural
  1. a substance with a strong smell that is used to make PERFUME
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  2. written a strong smell, especially the way a person smells
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musk used in phrases

  • musk clover (noun)
    1. low annual European herb naturalized in America; similar to alfilaria
  • musk deer (noun)
    1. small heavy-limbed upland deer of central Asia; male secretes valued musk
  • musk duck (noun)
    1. large crested wild duck of Central America and South America; widely domesticated
  • musk hog (noun)
    1. nocturnal gregarious pig-like wild animals of North America and South America
  • musk kangaroo (noun)
    1. small kangaroo of northeastern Australia
  • musk mallow (noun)
    1. bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus
    2. erect Old World perennial with faintly musk-scented foliage and white or pink flowers; adventive in United States
  • musk ox (noun)
    1. a large animal with long brown or black hair and curved horns, which lives in northern Canada and Greenland
  • musk rose (noun)
    1. rose native to Mediterranean region having curved or climbing branches and loose clusters of musky-scented flowers
  • musk sheep (noun)
    1. large shaggy-coated bovid mammal of Canada and Greenland; intermediate in size and anatomy between an ox and a sheep
  • musk thistle (noun)
    1. eurasian perennial naturalized in eastern North America having very spiny white cottony foliage and nodding musky crimson flower heads; valuable source of nectar
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