[jen-it, juh-net] /ˈdʒɛn ɪt, dʒəˈnɛt/
any small, Old World carnivore of the genus Genetta, especially G. genetta, having spotted sides and a ringed tail.
the fur of such an animal.
any agile catlike viverrine mammal of the genus Genetta, inhabiting wooded regions of Africa and S Europe, having an elongated head, thick spotted or blotched fur, and a very long tail
the fur of such an animal
an obsolete spelling of jennet
Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1910–86, French dramatist and novelist; his novels include Notre-Dame des Fleurs (1944) and his plays Les Bonnes (1947) and Le Balcon (1956)
small civet, late 15c., from Old French genete (Modern French genette), from Spanish gineta, from Arabic jarnait.
[juh-nee-vuh] /dʒəˈni və/ noun 1. . [juh-nee-vuh] /dʒəˈni və/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of the canton of Geneva, in SW Switzerland, on the Lake of Geneva: seat of the League of Nations 1920–46. 2. a canton in SW Switzerland. 109 sq. mi. (282 sq. km). 3. Lake of. Also called Lake […]
noun 1. one of a series of international agreements, first made in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1864, establishing rules for the humane treatment of prisoners of war and of the sick, the wounded, and the dead in battle. noun 1. the international agreement, first formulated in 1864 at Geneva, establishing a code for wartime treatment of […]
noun 1. a red Greek cross on a white background, displayed to distinguish ambulances, hospitals, and persons belonging to the Red Cross Society.
noun 1. a loose, large-sleeved, black preaching gown worn by members of the Protestant clergy: so named from its use by the Calvinist clergy of Geneva, Switzerland. noun 1. a long loose black gown with very wide sleeves worn by academics or Protestant clerics