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 for stinkpot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Musk \Musk\ (m[u^]sk), n. [F. musc, L. muscus, Per. musk, fr.
     Skr. mushka testicle, orig., a little mouse. See Mouse, and
     cd. Abelmosk, Muscadel, Muscovy duck, Nutmeg.]
     1. A substance of a reddish brown color, and when fresh of
        the consistency of honey, obtained from a bag being behind
        the navel of the male musk deer. It has a slightly bitter
        taste, but is specially remarkable for its powerful and
        enduring odor. It is used in medicine as a stimulant
        antispasmodic. The term is also applied to secretions of
        various other animals, having a similar odor.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) The musk deer. See Musk deer (below).
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     3. The perfume emitted by musk, or any perfume somewhat
        similar.
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     4. (Bot.)
        (a) The musk plant ({Mimulus moschatus).
        Erodium+({Erodium+moschatum">(b) A plant of the genus Erodium ({Erodium moschatum);
            -- called also musky heron's-bill.
        (c) A plant of the genus Muscari; grape hyacinth.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     Musk beaver (Zool.), muskrat (1).
  
     Musk beetle (Zool.), a European longicorn beetle ({Aromia
        moschata), having an agreeable odor resembling that of
        attar of roses.
  
     Musk cat. See Bondar.
  
     Musk cattle (Zool.), musk oxen. See Musk ox (below).
  
     Musk deer (Zool.), a small hornless deer ({Moschus
        moschiferus), which inhabits the elevated parts of
        Central Asia. The upper canine teeth of the male are
        developed into sharp tusks, curved downward. The male has
        scent bags on the belly, from which the musk of commerce
        is derived. The deer is yellow or red-brown above, whitish
        below. The pygmy musk deer are chevrotains, as the kanchil
        and napu.
  
     Musk duck. (Zool.)
        (a) The Muscovy duck.
        (b) An Australian duck ({Biziura lobata).
  
     Musk lorikeet (Zool.), the Pacific lorikeet ({Glossopsitta
        australis) of Australia.
  
     Musk mallow (Bot.), a name of two malvaceous plants:
        (a) A species of mallow ({Malva moschata), the foliage of
            which has a faint musky smell.
        (b) An Asiatic shrub. See Abelmosk.
  
     Musk orchis (Bot.), a European plant of the Orchis family
        ({Herminium Minorchis); -- so called from its peculiar
        scent.
  
     Musk ox (Zool.), an Arctic hollow-horned ruminant ({Ovibos
        moschatus), now existing only in America, but found
        fossil in Europe and Asia. It is covered with a thick coat
        of fine yellowish wool, and with long dark hair, which is
        abundant and shaggy on the neck and shoulders. The
        full-grown male weighs over four hundred pounds.
  
     Musk parakeet. (Zool.) Same as Musk lorikeet (above).
  
     Musk pear (Bot.), a fragrant kind of pear much resembling
        the Seckel pear.
  
     Musk plant (Bot.), the Mimulus moschatus, a plant found
        in Western North America, often cultivated, and having a
        strong musky odor.
  
     Musk root (Bot.), the name of several roots with a strong
        odor, as that of the nard ({Nardostachys Jatamansi) and
        of a species of Angelica.
  
     Musk+rose+(Bot.),+a+species+of+rose+({Rosa+moschata">Musk rose (Bot.), a species of rose ({Rosa moschata),
        having peculiarly fragrant white blossoms.
  
     Musk seed (Bot.), the seed of a plant of the Mallow family
        ({Hibiscus moschatus), used in perfumery and in
        flavoring. See Abelmosk.
  
     Musk sheep (Zool.), the musk ox.
  
     Musk+shrew+(Zool.),+a+shrew+({Sorex+murinus">Musk shrew (Zool.), a shrew ({Sorex murinus), found in
        India. It has a powerful odor of musk. Called also
        sondeli, and mondjourou.
  
     Musk thistle (Bot.), a species of thistle ({Carduus
        nutans), having fine large flowers, and leaves smelling
        strongly of musk.
  
     Musk tortoise, Musk turtle (Zool.), a small American
        fresh-water tortoise ({Armochelys odorata syn. Ozotheca
        odorata), which has a distinct odor of musk; -- called
        also stinkpot.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stinkpot \Stink"pot`\, n.
     1. An earthen jar charged with powder, grenades, and other
        materials of an offensive and suffocating smell, --
        sometimes used in boarding an enemy's vessel.
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     2. A vessel in which disinfectants are burned.
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     3. (Zool.) The musk turtle, or musk tortoise. See under
        Musk.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stinkpot
      n 1: a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible;
           "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the
           bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a
           contemptible person a `git'" [syn: rotter, dirty dog,
           rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke,
           crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git]
      2: small freshwater turtle having a strong musky odor [syn:
         musk turtle, stinkpot]

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