A small spotted carnivore (Genet genetta) found in Africa, southern Europe, and Asia. Hair from its black and gray banded tail has been used in artist brushes (Pinney 1999).
Synonyms and Related Terms
Zora Sweet Pinney, 'A Handle on the Terms used for Artists' Brushes: The Indispensable Tools' unpublished glossary, 1999.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Zora Sweet Pinney, 'A Handle on the Terms used for Artists' Brushes', unpublished glossary, 1999
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "genet" Encyclopædia Britannica from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. [Accessed October 16, 2003].