Mink

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. Any of various semiaquatic carnivores of the genus Mustela, especially M. vison of North America, resembling the weasel and having short ears, a pointed snout, short legs, and partly webbed toes.
  • n. The soft thick lustrous fur of this animal.
  • n. A coat, stole, or hat made of the fur of this animal.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. Any of various semi-aquatic, carnivorous mammals in the Mustelinae subfamily, similar to weasels, with dark fur, native to Europe and America, of which two species in different genera are extant.
  • n. An article of clothing made of mink.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A carnivorous mammal of the genus Mustela (foremrly Putorius), allied to the weasel. The European mink is Mustela lutreola. The common American mink (Mustela vison) varies from yellowish brown to black. Its fur is highly valued. Called also minx, nurik, and vison.
  • n. The fur of the mink{1}. Together with sable, it is one of the most expensive furs not taken from endangerd species. When the fur is taken from animals grown on a farm, it called ranch mink.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. An American digitigrade carnivorous quadruped of the family Mustelid├Ž, Putorius (Lutreola) vison, of semi-aquatic habits.
  • n. Same as kingfish .
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. fur coat made from the soft lustrous fur of minks
  • n. the expensive fur of a mink
  • n. slender-bodied semiaquatic mammal having partially webbed feet; valued for its fur
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    fur coat    fur    pelt   
    Cross Reference
    polecat   
    Variant
    minx    nurik    vison   
    Hyponym
    ranch mink   
    Form
    mink coat   
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Chink    Fink    Inc    Inc.    bink    blink    brink    chink    cinque    clink   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    muskrat    raccoon    otter    ermine    skunk    beaver    weasel    woodchuck    coon    porcupine