muscardin

Muscardin

Mus"car*din\, n. [F., fr. muscadin a musk-scented lozenge, fr. muscade nutmeg, fr. L. muscus musk. See Muscadel.] (Zo["o]l.) The common European dormouse; -- so named from its odor. [Written also muscadine.]
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