scent mark

noun Animal Behavior.
a distinctive odor that an animal deposits on the ground or other surface, as by urinating, which functions as an identifying signal to other animals of the species. Unabridged


[sent-mahrk] Animal Behavior.
verb (used without object)
to deposit a scent mark; mark.
verb (used with object)
to deposit a scent mark on; mark. Unabridged
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