What is another word for musk?

105 synonyms found


[ mˈʌsk], [ mˈʌsk], [ m_ˈʌ_s_k]

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How to use "Musk" in context?

The word "musk" has a long history. It is thought to originate from the Turkic or Mongolian word "must" or "mustik" meaning animal urine and dung. Musk was used as a scent in the Middle Ages, and was brought to Europe by the Ottoman Turks in the 16th century.

The Dutch developed the firstcommercial use of musk in the 17th century. It was used to perfume leather, paper, and other materials. The French became the leading consumers of musk in the 18th century, and used it to perfume perfume, hair care products, and soaps.

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