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English definition of “ferret”

ferret

noun [C]     /ˈfer.ɪt/
a small, yellowish-white animal with a long body, bred for hunting rabbits and other small animalsWild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
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