Definition of genet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʒenɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒenɪt//
Wild mammals
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a wild animal similar to a cat but with a longer tail and body and a pointed head. Genets are found in Africa, southern Europe and Asia and eat insects and small animals. See related entries: Wild mammals