genet


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Genet \Gen"et\, n. [See Jennet.]
   A small-sized, well-proportioned, Spanish horse; a jennet.
   --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Genet \Gen"et\ (j[e^]n"[e^]t or j[-e]*n[e^]t"), Genette
\Ge*nette"\ (j[-e]*n[e^]t"), n. [F. genette, Sp. gineta, fr. Ar.
   jarnei[.t].]
   1. (Zool.) 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.
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   Note: 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.
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   2. The fur of the common genet (Genetta vulgaris); also,
      any skin dressed in imitation of this fur.
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