Did you maybe mean Heracleum?
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A product of commercial value derived from the hyrax, and imported from the Cape of Good Hope as a substitute for castoreum.
“Mr. Laudamiel used 25 ingredients to create the scent, including amyl acetate, which smells like pear and banana, synthetic civet, which smells vaguely fecal, and hyraceum absolute, an extract made from the excrement of the rock hyrax, a small African mammal.”
“Another "green" character, which smells overripe and leathery, contains hyraceum absolute, an extract made from the feces of the rock hyrax, a small African mammal.”
“Unlike the latter, hyraceum AKA Africa stone tincture was obtained by neither killing the animal nor torturing it – but rather by a meticulous and careful, albeit innocently odd and obsessive – collection of the animal droppings from nature without disturbing it from its peaceful life.”
“While I can’t say I like hyraceum nearly as much as costus, it does add to InCarnation that animalic undertone I was hoping for – while fixing the floral notes quite nicely.”
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something that looks like a cross
between a rabbit and a rat
known as dassies in South Africa
Goodies pulled from a list I've compiled of most-every word having these letters in common — It's going take to take a long, long time to actually get through (and I may want to extend it lat...
Stuff made by or from animals, which we don't eat but is still useful.
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