genus Moschus

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Noun1.genus Moschus - musk deergenus Moschus - musk deer        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cervidae, family Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
Moschus moschiferus, musk deer - small heavy-limbed upland deer of central Asia; male secretes valued musk
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They belong to the genus Moschus, which includes five species, of which the best known is the strange taiga musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) that is widely distributed in Siberia, Mongolia, Manchuria, and Korea.