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weasel

wea·sel

weasel

pronunciation:
wi zl
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part of speech: noun
inflections: weasel, weasels
definition: a small mammal with brown fur, a long body and neck, and short legs. Various kinds of weasels are found in the northern parts of Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America. Weasels hunt at night for rabbits and rodents. Polecats, ferrets, and mink are closely related to true weasels. Weasels living in very cold regions grow white fur and are called ermine.
 
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