One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The small Indian civet, Viverricula indica, which is widespread in southern and south-eastern Asia and frequently kept in captivity for its musk, used to flavour tobacco.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Stamford Raffles (1781–1826), colonial governor and founder of Singapore. From Javanese rasé.
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