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genet Cat-like carnivore of the civet family, native to w Europe and s and e Africa. Solitary and nocturnal, genets have slender bodies, short legs, grey to brown spotted fur and banded tails. Length: body – to 58cm (22in), tail – to 53cm (21in); weight: to 2kg (4.4lb). Family Viverridae; genus Genetta.

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genet A genetic individual; the product of a zygote.

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genet civet-cat of genus Genetta. XV. — OF. genete (mod. genette), of uncert. orig.; cf. Afr. Arab. jarnaiţ.

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genet: see civet.