moschate
adj. [L. moschus, musk]
Having an odor similar to musk.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • moschate — /mos kayt, kit/, adj. having a musky smell. [1820 30; < NL moschatus, equiv. to ML mosch(us) musk + L atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • moschate — /ˈmɒskeɪt/ (say moskayt) adjective having a musky smell. {New Latin moschātus, from Medieval Latin moschus musk} …   Australian English dictionary

  • moschate —   a. musk like in odour.    ♦ moschiferous, a. producing musk.    ♦ moschine, a. pertaining to musk deer …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • moschate — /mos kayt, kit/, adj. having a musky smell. [1820 30; < NL moschatus, equiv. to ML mosch(us) musk + L atus ATE1] …   Useful english dictionary

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