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Stoat definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STOAT, n. An animal of the weasel king; the ermine. This animal is called stoat when of a reddish color, and ermine when white, as in winter.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the ermine in its brown summer coat with black-tipped tail

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural stoats; also stoat) Etymology: Middle English stote Date: 15th century the common Holarctic ermine (Mustela erminea) especially in its brown summer coat

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a flesh-eating mammal, Mustela erminea, of the weasel family, having brown fur in the summer turning mainly white in the winter. Also called ERMINE. Etymology: ME: orig. unkn.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stoat Stoat, n. [OE. stot a stoat, horse, bullock; perhaps originally only of male animals, and akin to D. stooten to push, E. stutter; cf. Icel. st?tr a bull, Sw. stut a bullock. Cf. Stot.] (Zo["o]l.) The ermine in its summer pelage, when it is reddish brown, but with a black tip to the tail. The name is sometimes applied also to other brown weasels.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(stoats) A stoat is a small, thin, wild animal that has brown fur. Some stoats that live in northern Europe have fur that turns white in winter. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Ermine (Mustela erminea), meniver.



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