mephitis : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a poisonous or foul smelling gas emitted from the earth
  • n  a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
  • n  in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Mephitinae
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  • P-U! Everything to know about a skunk
    Bill Maher A ll skunks are not alike, but still, “a skunk is a skunk is a skunk” when it comes to this animal. The word skunk originates from a Latin word “Mephitis,” which translates to “bad odor.” They were correct! read more
    March 19, 2014 - Sanilac County News

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