Definition of scent mark noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


scent mark

BrE BrE//ˈsent mɑːk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsent mɑːrk//
(also scent marking)
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a natural substance with a strong smell that is left by an animal on the ground, on a tree, etc., for example to mark its territory or as a signal to other animals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scent mark