A strong-smelling reddish-brown substance which is secreted by the male musk deer for scent-marking and is an important ingredient in perfumery
A relative of the monkey flower, formerly cultivated for a musky fragrance which has been lost in the development of modern varieties
Either of two Australian trees with a musky smell
A large heavily built goat-antelope with a thick shaggy coat and a horny protuberance on the head, native to the tundra of North America and Greenland. The male emits a musky odour during the breeding season
The pouch or gland which produces musk in the male musk deer and other animals.
A receptacle for musk; a pomander.
An animal which secretes musk; especially a musk deer or a civet.
Resembling musk in smell or taste.
A kind of hibiscus, Abelmoschus moschatus, with musk-scented seeds.
Any of several plants with musk-scented roots, or the roots themselves: (a) the root of the sumbul, Ferula sumbul, used in medicine.
A small solitary deer-like East Asian mammal without antlers, the male having long protruding upper canine teeth. Musk is produced in a sac on the abdomen of the male
An Australian stiff-tailed duck with dark grey plumage and a musky smell, the male having a large black lobe of skin hanging below the bill
A rambling rose with large white musk-scented flowers
A kind of country dance for three couples in longways sets.
The yellow monkey flower of Chile, Mimulus luteus, with yellow, red-spotted flowers, which is widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere; also called blood-drop-emlets.
= musk stork's-bill.
= musk okra.
A small Eurasian orchid of chalk grassland, Herminium monorchis, with small, green honey-scented flowers.
Any of various Eurasian and African shrews of the genera Suncus and Crocidura, the males of which have large scent glands that produce a musky odour; especially the house shrew of southern Asia, Suncus murinus (also introduced in East Africa).
A slender longhorn beetle that is dark metallic green and emits a musk-like scent
A yellow or green melon of a variety which has a raised network of markings on the skin
A small drab-coloured American freshwater turtle which has scent glands that produce an unpleasant musky odour when the turtle is disturbed
Of a dark reddish brown colour.
A grape hyacinth of Asia Minor, Muscari muscarimi, with musk-scented flowers.
A parrot, Glossopsitta concinna, of south-eastern Australia, having mainly green plumage with red patches on the forehead and cheeks.
A thistle which has a solitary drooping flower with a musky fragrance
A stork's-bill of southern and western Europe, Erodium moschatum, formerly grown for its musky smell.
Used in names of wild animals related to or resembling a domesticated ox, e.g. musk ox