musk: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (musk), [key]
- a substance secreted in a glandular sac under the skin of the abdomen of the male musk deer, having a strong odor, and used in perfumery.
- an artificial imitation of the substance.
- a similar secretion of other animals, as the civet, muskrat, and otter.
- the odor of musk or some similar odor.
- any of several plants, as the monkey flower, having a musky fragrance.
- musk (Thesaurus)