Definitions

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  • n. A carnivorous mammal of the weasel family Mustelidae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A member of the Mustelidae, fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals

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Examples

  • The Kentish otters herald a remarkable – if slow – renaissance for the sleek, fish-devouring member of the mustelid family, which declined by 95% of its range in western Europe during the 20th century.

    Otters are back – in every county in England

  • Maybe mink, the slow cousin of the mustelid family.

    Memento Mori à Trois | clusterflock

  • Conservation officers attempting to track the spread of the rarely-seen fisher (a good-sized mustelid) are using fingerprints to distinguish individual animals.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Rodent and mustelid eradication programs are planned for some of the island reserves.

    Richmond temperate forests

  • But my dog needs to work off lead, and there are as many skunks mink, too in my hawking fields as in the park: A mustelid meet-up is inevitable.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Dear Steve, yes, I also think it is likely that most of this dirty work is done by someone else, for example and most likely by William M. Connolley – see mustelid.blogspot.com.

    Is Gavin Schmidt Honest? « Climate Audit

  • The deceased mustelid up by the golf course has pretty much dried up to a mummy, no apparent smell.

    We hates airlineses...

  • He shot up the last of a roll of film on this little mustelid, and then it disappeared under the front of the truck.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Much too kind for the likes of this poor mustelid!

    Writer Ferrets: Chasing the Muse

  • The release - an invitation-only event at the Badlands National Park - was attended by about two dozen ferret fanatics and kicked off a weekend of nationwide festivities to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the rediscovery of a mustelid.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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