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genet1 British & World English

A catlike nocturnal mammal of the civet family with short legs, spotted fur, and a long bushy ringed tail, found in Africa, SW Europe, and Arabia

genet2 British & World English

Another term for jennet222.

Genet, Jean British & World English

(1910–86), French novelist, poet, and dramatist. Much of his work portrayed life in the criminal and homosexual underworlds, of which he was a part. Notable works: Our Lady of the Flowers (novel, 1944), The Thief’s Journal (autobiography, 1949), and The Maids (play, 1947)

common or small-spotted genet in genet1 British & World English

A catlike nocturnal mammal of the civet family with short legs, spotted fur, and a long bushy ringed tail, found in Africa, SW Europe, and Arabia

Genet New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Jean (1910–86), French novelist and dramatist