black-foot|ed ferret


black-foot|ed ferret
black-foot|ed ferret «BLAK FUT ihd»,
a weasel of the western United States, with a brown body and black feet.

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  • Black-footed ferret — Black foot ed fer ret, n. a weasellike mammal ({Mustela nigripes}) inhabiting the western North American prairie, having dark feet, a dark tipped tail, and a dark face on a yellowish brown coat. It is an endangered species. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • black-footed ferret — noun musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct • Syn: ↑ferret, ↑Mustela nigripes • Derivationally related forms: ↑ferret (for: ↑ferret) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • black-footed ferret — /blak foot id/ a weasellike polecat, Mustela nigripes, of prairie regions of the U.S., having a yellowish brown body with the tip of the tail and legs black: an endangered species. See illus. under ferret. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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