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  Definition of mephitis
  1. in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Mephitinae
  2. a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
  3. a poisonous or foul smelling gas emitted from the earth
Similar Words: Mephitis, genus Mephitis, malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor

 

Hyponyms: niff, pong

 

Member Meronyms: Mustelidae, family Mustelidae

 

Derivational Morphology: reek, stink

 

 
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